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The most famous clock in Zurich on strike (with)

as of noon today, the most famous clock tower in the city is at a standstill and the current reason. The Church of St. Peter shows himself in solidarity with th

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The most famous clock in Zurich on strike (with)

as of noon today, the most famous clock tower in the city is at a standstill and the current reason. The Church of St. Peter shows himself in solidarity with the climate-strike activists. At exactly five minutes before twelve, the reformed pastor Ueli Greminger has stopped the hands of the largest tower dial of Europe, on the urgency of the climate crisis. "It's five to twelve! It's high time, in terms of climate protection going forward", he, in a Communiqué of air strike in Zurich on Tuesday quote.

The Church body with this action behind the activists, because protecting the earth is important. "The country Church stands for the Dignity of the people, the reverence for life and the integrity of creation," says Greminger.

The action is agreed with the reformed Church, and also the city of Zurich, which belongs to the tower of the Church, has given their consent. How long the clock will stand still, is not currently.

The climate of the strike movement in Zurich, is happy about the support through the Church and calls at the same time, the next air strike from Friday, 15. March, to participate. In over 80 countries around the world will be demonstrating on the day. Also in Zurich.

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Created: 12.03.2019, 14:33 PM

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