Albanien: Archbishop Anastasios Receives Albanian Citizenship

In a letter delivered on December 24th 2017, His Excellency Mr. Ilir Meta, President of the Republic of Albania, offered his heartfelt congratulations to His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durrës and all Albania who was granted Albanian citizenship by presidential decree no. 10700/22.12.2017. The letter was handed to the archbishop at the Synodical Center of the Orthodox Autocephalous...

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Albanien: His Beatitude Anastasios celebrates his 45th episcopal consecration anniversary

The current primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church celebrates on 19 November 2017 his 45th episcopal consecration anniversary. His Beatitude Anastasios Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, was born on November 4, 1929, in Piraeus, Greece. Archbishop Anastasios (Yannoulatos) Professor of History of Religions (1972-92) and Dean of the Theological Faculty of the National and...

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Albanien: Papst besetzt drei von sechs albanischen Bischofsposten neu

Verjüngungskur für die katholische Kirche in Albanien: Papst Franziskus hat am 15. Juni 2017 drei der sechs albanischen Diözesen neu besetzt. In Rreshen wird der 78-jährige italienischstämmige Bischof Cristoforo Palmieri von dem Einheimischen Gjergj Meta (41) abgelöst, Bischof Hil Kabashi (76) gibt die Leitung der Apostolischen Administratur für Südalbanien an den Süditaliener Giovanni Peragine...

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