Small correction here.. The legend goes that at that time, Emperor Claudius II of Rome had a lot of wars to fight but he found it tough to recruit soldiers. He attributed this to men refusing to leave their wives and families. As such, he cancelled all the engagements and weddings in Rome. A priest named Valentine (St. Valentine), defied the emperor together with another saint (named Marius) by continuing to marry couples. When he was found out, he was brutally beaten and put to death.. However, this is only legend. Very little reliable information is known about St. Valentine except that he was real and he was matyred. He is a saint associated with courtly love.With regards to Christianity, the Catholic Church follows a liturgical calendar, which has certain days dedicated to celebrate mass in memorial/feasts of certain saints lives or notable events that happened in the Bible or that relates to the Faith. The Church celebrates the feast of St. Valentine on Feb 14. It was instated by Pope Gelasius in 496 AD.It doesn't lay claim to creating Valentine's day celebrations as we know it today.
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Lol you rock girl 👌
Thank you, you too! :)
I work on a cruise ship. I can tell you, that its definitely about marketing, and it's effective.
@KernowC0N Haha yeah! One of the best marketing tricks in the world :D
Yes I agree with you 💕
It is for commerce, not love anymore.
Well said. Except cholotes is spelled chocolates.
Really or both of you got other persons as Valentine dates?
Angelina, I didn’t say that. We just didn’t celebrate it
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