Pope’s Albania pilgrimage to highlight Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

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(CNA) Pope Francis’ upcoming Albanian visit will highlight Mother Teresa, honor the martyrs of Albania’s atheistic past, and suggest the country’s potential as a model for religious coexistence.

Holy See Press Office director Father Federico Lombardi, S.J. discussed the motives for Pope Francis’ Sept. 21 trip in a press briefing Tuesday.

The Albanian-born Blessed Mother Teresa will be an important figure for Pope Francis’ trip, he said.

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