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Associate Professor of Theology Rev. Michael Witczak was interviewed for a Christian Post story on Valentine's Day. See the article below.

Saint Valentine: The Man Behind the Myth

From: Christian Post
Date: Feb. 14, 2014
Author: Michael Gryboski

"There are several St. Valentines," said the Rev. Michael G. Witczak of The Catholic University of America in an interview with The Christian Post.

"One was a bishop, another one was a priest and physician in Rome, who was known for sending letters of encouragement to stay faithful."

Apparently there are multiple Saint Valentines that derive from early church records and mythology. Speculation regarding the historical Valentine fueled the decision to remove Valentine from the "General Calendar" of the Catholic Church decades ago, Witczak told CP. Read more.

 

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