enforced pseudo conversion
Orthodoxy has a long history of the Scarlet and Purple heresy, going into countries and "forcing the conversion" of the population at peril of death, imprisonment, banishing or persecution otherwise. This applies especially to several of the rulers and monarchs in the list of their long list of so called "Saints equal to the Apostles".
154) Crypto-converts: their enforced pseudo "conversion" by threats. what kind of religion threatens people with prison, death or persecution if they do not pretend to convert? Huge numbers forced under their phony "saints equal to the apostles", Emperor Charlemagne etc
( murder ) ( churchianity ) ( tyranny )
( authority ) ( people ) ( laity ) ( Empire )