On the night of May 9, 1947, three police officers barged into the bedroom of Father Mikel "Gasper" Suma and demanded that he show them where he hid the weapons.
"I don't have any weapons," the priest said, as one of the officers twisted the priest's arm and threw him on the bed.
Seeing his rosary in the middle of the bed, Father Gasper grabbed his prayer beads and said, "Here! This is my weapon!"
Accused of counterrevolutionary activities, he was arrested and locked up in the Great Prison of Shkodra, where he died on April 14, 1950, after suffering horrific torture inflicted by the Albanian government, ruled by the revolutionary Communist Party with its theophobic Socialist ideology of death and destruction.
VIVA CRISTO REY! RROFTE KRISHTI MBRET!