Because he was a Catholic priest, Father Anton Zogaj was arrested by the Albanian government, headed by the Communist Party with its theophobic Socialist ideology of death and destruction.
Although he endured horrrific interrogations and torture after his arrest, on May 18, 1947, he consistently refused to break the Seal of Confession.
On December 31, 1947, Christmas Eve, he stood on the beach of Porto Romano, in Durrës, Albania, facing his executioners, who filled his body with bullets.
VIVA CRISTO REY! RROFTE KRISHTI MBRET!