When did Italy convert to Christianity?
In 313 AD, the Emperor Constantine issued the Edict of Milan, which accepted Christianity: 10 years later, it had become the official religion of the Roman Empire.
What religion was Italy before Christianity?
Roman religion, also called Roman mythology, beliefs and practices of the inhabitants of the Italian peninsula from ancient times until the ascendancy of Christianity in the 4th century ad.
When did Europe convert to Christianity?
The Roman Empire officially adopted Christianity in AD 380. During the Early Middle Ages, most of Europe underwent Christianization, a process essentially complete with the Baltic Christianization in the 15th century.
How old is the Roman Catholic Church?
The Catholic Church is the oldest institution in the western world. It can trace its history back almost 2000 years.