"The Turkish successes began in the middle of the XI century. They ended in the XVI. Selim the Sot came to the throne of Othman and St. Pius V to the throne of the Apostle...The battle of Lepanto arrested forever the danger of Mohammedan invasion in the South of Europe - and Lepanto was won by prayer..."
-John Henry Cardinal Newman
This plaque is in the Sistine Chapel of the Basilica of St. Mary Major. Anybody want to translate it for me?