This Week in Christian History: A Major Battle, Influential Treaty, and 'Great Disappointment'

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(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)A 17th century artist's rendering of the October 28, 312 battle of Milvian Bridge.

Christianity is a faith with a long and detailed history, with numerous events of lasting significance occurring throughout the ages.

Each week brings the anniversaries of great milestones, horrid tragedies, amazing triumphs, and everything in between.

Here are just a few things that happened this week, Oct. 22-28, in Church history. They include an ancient battle that was crucial to Christianity's survival, a peace treaty between Catholics and Protestants, and a nineteenth failed End Times prophecy.

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