Austrian cardinal tipped to be the next pope warns of an 'Islamic conquest of Europe'

According to reports of his speech to mark the 333rd anniversary of the Battle of Vienna, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn said: “Will there be an Islamic conquest of Europe? Many Muslims want that and say: Europe is at its end.”

“God have mercy on Europe and on thy people, who are in danger of forfeiting our Christian heritage,” the cardinal reportedly prayed.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/13/austrian-cardinal-tipped-to-be-the-next-pope-warns-of-an-islamic/

Always good to check what he actually says!

ncronline.org/blogs/ncr-today/austrian-cardinal-schonborn-addresses-europes-refugee-crisis

Vienna.

Lepanto.

Tours.

Others as well.

NCR(the news site, not the Fallout: New Vegas Faction). are heretics. A bishop told the to remove Catholic from their name and they didn’t.

Heaven help us, if the next one was him! Don’t let yourself be fooled. He has same progressive agenda as the current one. Reading any German language interview with him will prove that.

“Help for people on the run is a non-negotiable Christian duty,” the conference, headed by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, declared after meeting this summer at Mariazell. “The human right to asylum is a valuable asset and an obligation under international law. It thereby allows for no compromises.”

osv.com/OSVNewsweekly/Article/TabId/535/ArtMID/13567/ArticleID/18608/In-Europe-%E2%80%98a-non-negotiable-Christian-duty%E2%80%99.aspx

Also: globalpulsemagazine.com/news/leading-cardinal-says-eastern-europes-refugee-policy-is-shameful/2359

There are tonnes more articles that illustrate his opinion on refugees, just by quickly googling it.

youtube.com/watch?v=t_Qpy0mXg8Y

1400 year history of invasion by Islamic forces.

The Cardinal is accurate.

Some people on the run are running to Turkey, in order to travel from Turkey to Greece, in order to travel from Greece to other parts of Europe.

What about people who don’t have enough money to pay criminal organizations that have resources (such as boats) and expertise in smuggling paying customers across borders?

If the circumstances of migrants who have arrived in Turkey is to be classified as a humanitarian disaster, then the eyes of the world should focus on Turkey. Maybe entertainers and others can raise funds to help pay the costs of feeding and housing people who are arriving in Turkey.

The journey from Turkey to Greece is hazardous

There is a United Nations agency for refugees from the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict

Perhaps there should be a United Nations agency for refugees from the Syrian civil war. However, it would probably not be a good idea to create settlements for refugees from the Syrian civil war that can be used as launching pads for rocket attacks or suicide bombings against the civilian population in Syria.

Of course, some people will make the argument that adult males in Syria cannot be civilians, because they can be conscripted into the Syrian Armed Forces.

The military is a conscripted force; males serve in the military upon reaching the age of 18, but there are many women in the armed forces.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syrian_Armed_Forces

However, should we conclude that adult males in Syria are fair game for attack, should we conclude that they are among the first victims of the regime in Syria, or should we conclude that the people of Syria need solidarity to protect their country from outside threats?

The fact that people are willing to make such hazardous journeys is evidence that what they are leaving behind is worth the risk.

The Syrians males fleeing conscription are victims just the same as anyone else… not sure how you could arrive at the conclusion that they are de facto agressors.

Refugee camps are not fit for people, even in Western Europe, let alone Turkey. And no way can Turkey hold all the refugees. Other countries like Jordan and Lebanon are basically overflowing with refugees.

I think we should conclude to help those in need regardless of their religion. Pretty sure that is what the Cardinal thinks too.

Vienna’s Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has issued a statement denying that he warned against a Muslim drive to conquer Europe.

In a Sunday homily that drew worldwide attention, the Austrian cardinal had spoken of a possible “Islamic conquest of Europe.” But in an explanatory statement he stressed: “Europe’s Christian identity is in danger, because we Europeans have squandered it.” Muslims, he said, are now prepared to fill a cultural vaccuum.

Cardinal Schönborn said that his homily had been “misinterpreted on social meda as an attack against Muslims and even as directed against the refugees.” In fact, he said, it was a challenge to European Christians to recover their cultural identity.

“It is clear that many Islamists would like to take advantage of our weakness,” the cardinal said, “but they are not responsible for it. We are.”

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