"Thanks to your democratic laws, we will invade you. Thanks to our religious laws, we will dominate you".
- The Archbishop emeritus of Smirne, Giuseppe Germano Bernardini, recounts a conversation he had with a Muslim leader
"The mosques are our barracks, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers."
- Turkish poem, written in 1912 by the Turkish nationalist poet Ziya Gökalp
Source: Vatican Insider