Saint Valentine (Latin: Valentinius), officially Saint Valentine of Rome, is a widely
recognized third-century Roman saint commemorated on February 14 and ...
Valentine was a holy priest in Rome, who, with St. Marius and his family, assisted
the martyrs in the persecution under Claudius II. He was apprehended, and ...
In the year 269 AD, Valentine, a Roman Priest, was sentenced to a three-part
execution by a beating, stoning, and finally decapitation all because of his stand
In truth, the exact origins and identity of St. Valentine are unclear. According to
the Catholic Encyclopedia, “At least three different Saint Valentines, all of them ...
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The universal Catholic Church no longer officially honors St. Valentine, but the
holiday has both Roman and Catholic roots.
The first St. Valentine was a priest and physician in Rome. He along with St.
Marius and his family comforted the martyrs during the persecution of Emperor ...
A skull resides in a glass reliquary in a small basilica in Rome, surrounded by
flowers. Lettering painted across the forehead identify the owner as none other ...
Two Valentines are listed in the Roman Martyrology for February 14. The first was
a Roman priest who reportedly was martyred on the Flaminian Way during the ...
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