Pope Urban II Quotes

I exhort you with earnest prayer – not I, but God – that, as heralds of Christ, you urge men by frequent exhortation, men of all ranks, knights as well as foot soldiers, rich as well as poor, to hasten to exterminate this vile race from the lands of your brethren Christ commands it. And […]

We propose to you wars which carry with them the reward of glorious martyrdom, wars which assure the title to temporal and eternal glory. (after the capture of Jerusalem, proposing the formation of a Christian Knighthood)