Saint Valentine - Bishop and Martyr (268).
Valentine was a holy priest in Rome, who assisted the martyrs during the persecution under Claudius II. His great virtue and influence became known. The emperor fear caused him to betray his sense of justice. With several other Christians Saint Valentine was tortured and martyred in the year 268. This illustrious martyr has always been held in great honor in Rome, where there still exists a catacomb named for him.
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