Heinrich Bedford-Strohm -- theologian, Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria, and Chairman of the Church Conference of the Evangelical Church in Germany -- calls on people to stand together and assist the weak and downtrodden.
When the Aquarius docked in Valencia, the 630 migrants on board were welcomed by over 2,400 volunteers and medical staff. But what happens to those who arrive from Morocco? Santiago Saez reports from Cadiz and Madrid.
Austria assumed the presidency of the Council of the European Union in July, and its chancellor has made refugee policy a key issue. Currently, migrants in the country who don't learn enough German face cuts in benefits.
Cologne cardinal Rainer Woelki has used his Christmas sermon to call on the government to provide more affordable housing. He said it was "cynical" that property had increasingly become just a means to financial profit.
Syrian refugee Abdulrahman Abbasi is a member of the SPD party and therefore gets to vote on Germany's coalition agreement. He told DW why he thinks it is right that he has the vote even though he is not a citizen.
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