When did Christianity become the official religion of Roman Britain?
Christianity. It is not certain when Christianity was introduced to Britain, but it became increasingly popular among the elite in the 4th century after the conversion of the emperor Constantine in AD 312.
Why was Christianity made the official religion of Rome?
The persecution of Christians peaked under the rule of Emperor Diocletian (ca. 245 – 316). He wanted to revive old pagan cults and make them into a kind of state religion.
What religion did the Romans introduce to Britain?
Christianity was present in Roman Britain from at least the third century until the end of the Roman imperial administration in the early fifth century.