Paderborn, Germany: an Early Christian Stronghold


  Paderborn is another example of an old Germanic town that came into being during the wars against pagan religions in the 7th, 8th and 9th centuries AD. In 777, Charlemagne officially "baptised" this stronghold of the old Saxon peoples and for the next 40 years waged a continuous war to establish Christianity in the area. His success was dramatically proven during Pope Leo's flight from ... Read Full Article