Blessed Pjetër Çuni

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Studied at the Pontifical Seminary in Shkodrë, Albania, and theology at the Propaganda Fide Congregation in Rome, Italy. Ordained on 23 March 1940 as a priest of the archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania. Served in several mountain village parishes. Imprisoned, tortured, and dumped into a sewage pit to die during the antiChristian persecutions of the Albanian Communist government. Martyr.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Pjetër Çuni“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 November 2016. Web. 4 December 2016. <>