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Germany's motorway rest stops for the soul


Later this month a new church opens on the German autobahn.

It is one of a growing number of official motorway churches, for drivers who suddenly feel the need for some peace and some prayer.

BBC News visited St Christopher's Motorway Church to hear from those who work and pray there.


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