In Hoc Signo Vinces

On this date, 1696 years ago, Constantine I defeated Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge. According to legend, which I have no reason to doubt, the night before the battle, the emperor had a vision which showed a cross and the words in my title above, assuring him of victory.

And, according to some, the Church has never recovered. I, of course, beg to differ….

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