Belina (virgin)

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Saint Belina
Martyr and Virgin
Born unknown
Died 1135
Troyes, France
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Canonized 1203 by Pope Innocent III
Feast 19 February

Saint Belina (died 1135), was a Roman Catholic virgin martyr. A peasant girl from Troyes, France, she was threatened with rape by the feudal lord of the district. She refused his advances and died in defense of her virginity. She was canonized by Pope Innocent III in 1203.[1]

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  1. ^ Saint Belina Patron Saint Index