Food for thought on the trajectory of Western History over the last 2,000 odd years. Somebody who is better at math than I am ought to graph that curve and see if we can't predict when the impending criminalization of Christianity will arrive, as well as the ever-popular end of the world ;-)
The Coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to the Flesh.
The Edict of Milan: Legalization of Christianity.
The Edict of Thessalonica: Establishment of Christianity as the Religion of the State.
The Coronation of Charlemagne: Triumph of the Church over the Power of the State.
The Bull Unam Sanctam of Pope Boniface VIII: Exposition of the Doctrine of the Two Swords.
The French Revolution: Triumph of the State over the Power of the Church.
The Great War (WWI): Disestablishment of Christianity as the Religion of the State.
The Criminalization of Christianity.
The Second Coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ to Judge the Living and the Dead.