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The Orthodox “Valentine’s Day”

By Nick Pandazis, (BTh – Athens University). Author’s Note: Contrary to public belief, the origin and figure that inspired the present worldly celebration of “Valentine’s Day, was not any of the priest-martyrs  named Valentine, who belonged to the early (then canonical) Church of Rome. The figure who actually inspired this day was a 17th century “revolutionary” who later became a ... Read More »