""Manichaeans were expelled from Rome and threatened with exile from all Roman territory." [Engh, 94]"
Roman Catholic Church
"The prohibitions against any and all heresies (35 were specifically named) was renewed. In addition, the law decreed that "they shall also be deprived of all aid, whether military or civil, of the law courts, the defenders and judges...." [Valantasis, 270]"
"A law threatened any heretic with death. Judaism was still legal but intermarriage with Christians was a capital crime. [Ellerbe, 29]"
""The Church explained that the [bubonic] plague was an act of God, and disease a punishment for the sin of not obeying Church authority. ... it declared the field of Greek and Roman medicine ... to be heresy. While the plague assured the downfall of the Roman Empire, it strengthened the Christian church." [Ellerbe, 42]"