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Monday, September 24, 2012

Albanian bishops to excommunicate Catholics who take part in ‘blood-feud’ killings : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

The following excerpts are from Catholic Culture's Catholic World News:
  • The Albanian bishops have announced that they will excommunicate Catholics who take part in the practice of gjakmarrja: revenge killings that avenge murders or violations to a family’s honor such as a divorce.
  • “People kill without hesitation in this bloody, barbaric system of revenge, often justifying their actions from a centuries-old tradition," said Archbishop Angelo Massafra of Shkodrë-Pult. “They attach more importance to human tradition than the law of God, and through their murderous behavior trample on the Gospel of Life and cross of Christ.”
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Albanian bishops to excommunicate Catholics who take part in ‘blood-feud’ killings : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

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