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03 September 2015 | by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt

Migrant crisis will change Europe, says Schönborn Premium

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Cardinal Christoph Schön­born, at a memorial service in Vienna for the 71 migrants who suffocated in a refrigerator truck found abandoned in eastern Austria last week, said “all our lives” will be changed by the current migrant crisis.It was high time “to emerge from our lethargy and resolutely to face what is without doubt the greatest humanitarian challenge for Europe in decades”, the cardinal said in his sermon at St Stephen’s Cathedral on 31 August. The present “large-scale migration will remain a reality and it will change all our lives”, the cardinal said. “The ghastly deaths on the Austrian A4 highway have made us aware of the fact that there is no other way open to us except to face this reality.” At the Angelus last S


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