„I would not like to use big words to apply generic labels. It certainly contains elements that can favor peace, it also has other elements: we must always seek the best elements.“

—  Бенедикт XVI, 2005, When asked by reporters if Islam is a religion of peace. [Pope says terror attacks cannot be defined as anti-Christian, Catholic News Agency, 2005-07-25, http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope_says_terror_attacks_cannot_be_defined_as_antichristian/, 2016-02-25]
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