History of Christianity

Catholicism: The Unpredictable Rise Of Rome

Season 1, Episode 2 of 6

Over one billion Christians look to Rome, more than half of all Christians on the planet. But how did a small Jewish sect from the backwoods of first-century Palestine, which preached humility and the virtue of poverty, become the established religion of Western Europe - wealthy, powerful and expecting unfailing obedience from the faithful?

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