Nobody has any issue at all claiming the crusades was an example of Christians behaving poorly and…
Louis Weeks

The Crusaders might have behaved poorly at times, but the Crusades themselves were defensive wars fought to protect Christianity from annihilation. Muslim forces had waged aggressive war against Christendom for centuries, even besieging the Vatican itself. Hundreds of thousands of Christians had been killed,other hundreds of thousands, maybe millions, had been carried off into slavery, before the Western Church finally made a stand.

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