Migration: Evangelical Church wants to send ship to the Mediterranean
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Berlin (dpa) - The Evangelical Church in Germany wants to send its own ship to the rescue of refugees from the Mediterranean. After a thorough examination, it was decided to implement a corresponding resolution of the Protestant Kirchentag, said EKD Council President Heinrich Bedford-Strohm. "It is more than symbolism, it is about exemplary action. People are being rescued in the Mediterranean, "he said. The EKD Council President called for the criminalization of distressed seafarers to be ended.