The migration and Islam-critical Austrian Archbishop tipped to be the next Pope has said that we should not judge Donald Trump too quickly and wishes the Middle East would become Christian again.

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the 71-year-old Archbishop of Vienna, looked back at a turbulent 2016 which saw an increased focus on migration issues and two shock elections with Brexit and the election of Donald Trump.

Schönborn said: "I do not know if Ms Clinton really would have been the better solution and I do not know whether Mister Trump is the great misfortune. Many also shook their heads when Ronald Reagan was elected: For God's sake, an actor from California!

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