1700 years since Constantine brought about the paganization of Christianity. Those who believe this should eagerly pray for fierce persecution so we once again restore the pure original unfallen church.
Freedom of worship granted to all Christians
( AD 313 )
( Munro & Bramhall in Translations and Reprints…, IV, Philadelphia, 1898, pp. 29-30 )
When I, Constantine Augustus, as well as I, Licinius Augustus, had fortunately met near Mediolanum (Milan), and were considering everything that pertained to the public welfare and security, we thought that, among other things which we saw would be for the good of many, those regulations pertaining to the reverence of the Divinity ought certainly to be made first, so that we might grant to the Christians and to all others full authority to observe that religion which each preferred ; whence any Divinity whatsoever in the seat of the heavens may be propitious and kindly disposed to us and all who are placed under our rule. And thus by this wholesome counsel and most upright provision we thought to arrange that…
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