Italian priest dies during a mass in the Albanian Dioceses

Italian priest dies during a mass in the Albanian Dioceses

Tirana, January 5, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency

An Italian priest has died on Sunday’s mass (04.01) following a heart attack. Father Vittorio Piubellini (photo) had a heart attack at the start of the mass in the Cathedral of Rreshen and was rushed to hospital, but it was impossible to save him.

The Diozeses of Rreshen said that Vittorio Piubellini was an Italian priest of the congregation of Fathers in Somasca.

Today, a funeral mass is being held at the Cathedral where the priest Piubellini served and after the mass, his body will be sent to Italy. The Italian embassy made the necessary arrangements for the transport of the late priest. /ibna/