Studied at the Shkodrë Pontifical Seminary, and in Innsbruck, Austria. Ordained in Primiz, Austria on 3 August 1919 as a priest of the archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania. Imprisoned in 1947 during the Communist government’s anti–Christian persecutions, he survived months of torture. Martyr.
- “Venerable Dedë Plani“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 April 2016. Web. 25 October 2016. <>