Studied in colleges and seminaries of Piedmont, Italy and Sarvano Skarnafacio. Ordained as a priest of the diocese of Sapë, Albania on 12 March 1921. Parish priest in Ipeshkvninë, Albania. Accused by the Communist government of being a spy for the Vatican, he was arrested on 8 December 1946, imprisoned, abused and finally executed in public as a lesson to anyone who intended to stay true to Christianity.
- 5 November 2016 by Pope Francis
- beatification celebrated at the Square of the Cathedral of Shën Shtjefnit, Shkodër, Albania, presided by Cardinal Angelo Amato
- “Blessed Luigj Prendushi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 November 2016. Web. 24 January 2017. <>