Blessed Lazër Shantoja

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Studied at the Pontifical French Seminary, and then theology in Innsbruck, Austria. Ordained on 29 May 1915 as a priest of the archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania. Noted preacher. Secretary to Archbishop Lazare Mjeda. Imprisoned, tortured and executed in the antiChristian persecutions of the Albanian Communist government. Martyr.

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  • “Blessed Lazër Shantoja“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 April 2019. Web. 16 June 2019. <>