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Busy Brazilian star finds time for the Albanian Bible Society

A visit to Tirana by AC Milan last month gave Altin Hysi, General Secretary of the Interconfessional Bible Society of Albania, the chance to obtain an autograph from Kaká, the Brazilian forward and midfielder, on a copy of the Society’s interconfessional translation of the New...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012
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‘Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners…’ (Heb 13: 3 NIV)

“Do you happen to have Bibles in Georgian? And if so, do you also have Bibles in Albanian and Romanian?” The Roman Catholic chaplain at Salzburg prison, a Capuchin monk, is delighted to learn that the Austrian Bible Society stocks Bibles in more than 110 languages and that it can...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012
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Fellowship among fighting men

The Albanian army is reducing its numbers but the rules on distributing Scriptures among soldiers remain strict. So the pocket-sized, camouflage New Testament that the Interconfessional Bible Society of Albania is about to publish will have a special role to play. Because there...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012
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Onward, Christian soldier!

The testimony of a retired military man in Albania. Llazar ‘Llazi’ Çuko retired from the army as a senior officer in 1992. In a country whose active, committed church members – whether Orthodox, Catholics and Protestants – are all much younger than in other European...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012
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High-flyer on the board of the Bible Society

Dressed in a business suit and monogrammed shirt, Toni Gogu, at 36, is clearly a high-flyer. He heads the legal department of the Albanian National Bank. To judge from the number of times during our interview that he discreetly withdraws to take calls on his mobile phone, he is...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012
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New Testament Sebashku

On 29 October 2007, at the “International Hotel” in Tirana, there was the presentation of the New Testament translated into modern Albanian with the title “SeBashku” (Together) published by the Interconfessional Bible Society of Albania. About 250 people were present including...
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