Blessed Mark Gjani

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Also known as

  • Mark Xhani

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Studied at the Shkodra Pontifical Seminary, and then theology in Bobion, Italy. Ordained on 21 March 1942 as a priest of the archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania. Imprisoned and tortured in the antiChristian persecutions of the Albanian Communist government. His torturers repeatedly ordered him to curse Christ; he repeatedly answered “Long live Jesus Christ!” Martyr.

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Died

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Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Mark Gjani“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 November 2016. Web. 8 December 2016. <>