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What Is Subsidiarity?

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What is subsidiarity?

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Subsidiarity is the principle, formulated by the Catholic Church, that matters ought to be handled by the smallest, lowest, or least centralized competent authority rather than by a higher and more distant one, whenever possible. Here is a more detailed description.

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