WATCH: The history and economy of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is an international holiday marked by the exchange of flowers, chocolates, teddy bears and cards.

The origins of this holiday are often debated, with many stating that although St. Valentine is said to be the reason it exists, there have been over a dozen saints with the same name who were honoured by the Catholic Church throughout history. This begs the question, ‘which St. Valentine was Valentine’s Day created to commemorate?’

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Source: Capricorn Review

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