Posts Tagged ‘Edict of Milan’

Constantine and the birth of religious tolerance

Friday, March 15th, 2013

In the midst of the activities surrounding the Papal resignation and speculation on the next choice for the Chair of St Peter, a very important anniversary has gone virtually unnoticed. In February 313 AD, in the reign of Pope St. Melchiades (311-314), the Edict of Milan was promulgated by the Emperor Constantine, a measure that Read more