Around 498 A.D., Pope Gelasius declared February 14th St. Valentine's Day, though that day had previously been associated with the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia.
St. Valentine's Day began as a liturgical celebration of one or more early
Christian saints named Valentinus. Several martyrdom stories were invented for
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The history of Valentine's Day is obscure, and further clouded by various fanciful
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St. Valentine's Day is the world's “holiday of love.” Since the Bible states that God
is love (I John 4:8, 16), does He approve of the celebration of this day?