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Saint Valentine, according to romantic legend, was a kind-hearted Roman priest who married young couples against the wishes of Emperor Claudius II, and was beheaded for his deeds on the 14th of February. In truth, the exact origins and identity of St. Val... More »
Born: ?, Roman Empire
Died: c. 270

Saint Valentine - Wikipedia

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Saint Valentine officially Saint Valentine of Terni, is a widely recognized third- century Roman ... According to the official biography of the Diocese of Terni, Bishop Valentine was born and lived i...

St. Valentine - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

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In 1969, the Roman Catholic Church removed St. Valentine from the General Roman .... St. Athanasius, the great champion of the Faith was born at Alexandria , ...

St. Valentine, The Real Story - Church History | CBN.com

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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 for ...

Saint Valentine Biography (Saint/Holiday Figure) - Infoplease

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Biography of Saint Valentine, The namesake of Valentine's Day.

St. Valentine beheaded - Feb 14, 278 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, St. Valentine beheaded on Feb 14, 278. ... whose textile machinery company spawned the Toyota Motor Corporation, is born in Japan on  ...

6 Surprising Facts About St. Valentine - History in the Headlines

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Feb 14, 2013 ... Who was St. Valentine, and why do we celebrate him on February 14? In honor of Valentine's Day, get the facts about this enigmatic character.

History of St. Valentine - Catholic Education Resource Center

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Who was Saint Valentine and how did he come to inspire Valentine's Day? In the early martyrologies, three different St. Valentines are mentioned, all...

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Valentine - New Advent

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At least three different Saint Valentines, all of them martyrs, are mentioned in the early martyrologies under date of 14 February. One is described as a priest at ...

Valentine's Day Fast Facts: Who Was St. Valentine? | TIME.com

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Feb 14, 2012 ... His spirit is celebrated with romance on this day of love. But what do we really know about the namesake of this Hallmark holiday?