Pope to visit Albania on September
June 15, 2014. During his Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis announced that he will visit Albania on September 21st, 2014. The Pope explained that with his visit he wants to ;"to confirm the Church of Albania in the faith, and bear witness to my encouragement and love for a country that has suffered for so long in consequence of the ideologies of the past." Pope Francis will be the second Pope to visit this country. The first one was John Paul II on 1993.