Episcopal Conference of Albania: A circuit letter of the Albanian Catholic Bishops on the occasion of the general elections of June 23, 2013 to Catholics and to all men and women of good will.
With the invitation of Malteser Youth (Jugend) of the Diocese of Cologne, Germany, two Malteser Albania volunteers together with the volunteers’ coordinator, took part in the annual camp "Diozesan - Pfingstzeltlager 2013 in Langenfeld" entitled "Jim Knopf und die Wilde 30" (Jim Button and 30 Wild) during 17 to 20 May, 2013.
During May 13-16, a group of four representatives of Malteser Hilfsdienst in the diocese of Cologne and Neuss Grimlinghaus parish in Germany visited Malteser Albania. The group consisted of Matthias Heiden, Daniel Könen, Dr. Hermann Mackenstein and Stefan Klinkhammer.
Hundreds and thousands of people of different faiths peregrinate every year in the Sanctuary of St. Anthony in Laç, Kurbin, those who are devoted to this saint, especially during the preparation time for his feast (otherwise known, 13 Tuesdays of St. Antony), which culminates on June 13, commemoration of his death (June 13, 1231).