Albanian Bishops' Conference Commemorates Martyrs Beatification
Albanian Daily News
Published November 3, 2017
The Albanian Bishops' Conference (ABC) commemorates the first anniversary of Albanian Catholic Church martyrs beatification. Through a press release issued on Friday the ABC recalled the ceremony organized one year ago at "Saint Stephen's cathedral in presence of thousands of believers and Pope Francis delegate Angelo Amato.
"This special day is a great honor for every Albanian citizen. These martyrs are from now on a continuous voice beside God Almighty that speaks in favor of the Albanians. Their live testimony, their heroism and sacrifice in the name of religion and country, are the strongest proof that these martyrs are the witness of a new humanity that seeds no division and war but peace, joy and fraternity," wrote the Albanian Bishops Conference, adding that November 4 has been appointed as the day of national celebration in honor of the martyrs.