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Roman Catholic parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

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  • ARCHUTOWSKI Joseph, source: ojs.academicon.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOARCHUTOWSKI Joseph
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  • ARCHUTOWSKI Joseph, source: audiovis.nac.gov.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOARCHUTOWSKI Joseph
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  • ARCHUTOWSKI Joseph - 31.03.1937, Cracow, source: audiovis.nac.gov.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOARCHUTOWSKI Joseph
    31.03.1937, Cracow
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surname

ARCHUTOWSKI

forename(s)

Joseph (pl. Józef)

  • ARCHUTOWSKI Joseph - Commemorative plaque, St John archcathedral, Warszawa, source: own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOARCHUTOWSKI Joseph
    Commemorative plaque, St John archcathedral, Warszawa
    source: own collection
  • ARCHUTOWSKI Joseph - Grave plaque, grave-cenotaph, Old Powązki cemetery, Warsaw, source: commons.wikimedia.org, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOARCHUTOWSKI Joseph
    Grave plaque, grave-cenotaph, Old Powązki cemetery, Warsaw
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  • ARCHUTOWSKI Joseph - Grave-cenotaph, Old Powązki cemetery, Warsaw, source: cmentarze.um.warszawa.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOARCHUTOWSKI Joseph
    Grave-cenotaph, Old Powązki cemetery, Warsaw
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  • ARCHUTOWSKI Joseph - Commemorative plaque, Marian basilica, Cracow; source: thanks to Ms Barbara Wójtowicz, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOARCHUTOWSKI Joseph
    Commemorative plaque, Marian basilica, Cracow
    source: thanks to Ms Barbara Wójtowicz
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  • ARCHUTOWSKI Joseph - Commemorative plaque, Marian basilica, Cracow; source: thanks to Ms Barbara Wójtowicz, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOARCHUTOWSKI Joseph
    Commemorative plaque, Marian basilica, Cracow
    source: thanks to Ms Barbara Wójtowicz
    own collection
  • ARCHUTOWSKI Joseph - Monument, St Casimir church, Warsaw-Old Town, source: own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOARCHUTOWSKI Joseph
    Monument, St Casimir church, Warsaw-Old Town
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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Warsaw archdiocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]

academic distinctions

Doctor of Theology

honorary titles

Knight's Cross „Polonia Restituta”
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2019.04.16]
honorary canon (Warsaw cathedral)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.11.14], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.11.14]

date and place of birth

01.11.1879

Karolino (Legionowo county)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1904

positions held

parish priest of Visitation of Blessed Virgin Mary parish in Warsaw (1943‑4), lecturer of clandestine Catholic Theology Department of Warsaw University (1943‑4), f. editor of „Biblical Review” (1937‑9), f. dean at Theology Deparment of Jagiellonian University in Cracow, f. professor (associate from 1920, full from 1923) at Biblical Studium of Jagiellonian University in Cracow, f. professor at Biblical Studium of Catholic University KUL in Lublin (1918‑20), f. vicar and catechist of Warszawa, Łowicz (till 1907), Zgierz, Skierniewice (from 1904) parishes, f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Academy in Sankt Petersburg (1901‑4), f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Seminary in Warsaw (1898‑1901)

date and place of death

31.08.1944

Warsaw

cause of death

shelling (bombardment)

details of death

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, after start of German occupation arrested on 06.11.1939 by the Germans, during German „Sonderaktion Krakau”, Polish intelligence in Cracow extermination action. Jailed in Montelupich prison in Cracow. Next transported to Wrocław prison and from there to KL Sachsenhausen concentration camp. On 08.12.1940 released. Run clandestine teaching classes in Cracow (part of Polish Clandestine State). In 05.1943 moved to Warsaw. Lectured on clandestine Theological Department of Catholic Warsaw University. Perished during Warsaw Uprising 08‑10.1944, under the rubble of the bombed out by the Germans St Casimir church in Warsaw, turned into a field hospital.

perpetrators

Germans

others related in death

BAREJKA Catherine (Sr Gertrude), BORKEM Louise (Sr Antonina), HRYNASZKIEWICZ Leonard Victor, KARCZ Hedwig (Sr Joachima), KARCZEWSKA Sophia (Sr Rose), KILIAŃSKA Catherine (Sr Benita), KOPERSKA Apolonia (Sr Tomea), KOWALSKA Victoria (Sr Anne), KRAKÓW Irene (Sr Hillary), KUŹMIŃSKA Margaret (Sr Catherine), MARCZUK Helen (Sr Bernadette), MATUSZCZAK Mary (Sr Anselma), MAZERSKI John, MIĘTKOWSKA Mary (Sr Cecilia), NARUK Mary (Sr Elisabeth), OLĘDZKA Janet (Sr Josephine), POGONOWSKA Irene (Sr Vladislava), POLAKOWSKA Mary (Sr Flavia), PRZEMYSKA Angela (Sr Stanislava), PRZYKOPEK (Sr Janet), PUCHAŁA Genevieve (Sr Hedwig), REJEWSKA Stephanie Wanda (Sr Ignacia), ROZWADOWSKI Michael, RUDNICKA Caroline (Sr Clementa), SCHMITZ de GROLLENBOURG Mary Josephine (Sr Magdalene), SIWEK Francesca (Sr Barbara), SŁOWACKA Sophia (Sr Andrew), SZKIŁONDŹ Casimira (Sr Modesta), TOKARSKA Janet (Sr Agnes), TOMASZEWSKA Aurelia (Sr Therese), TRYC Josephine (Sr Aloise), TURAK Rosalie (Sr Czeslava), ŻELAZEK Josephine (Sr Margaret), ZALEWSKA Laurence (Sr Augustine), ZAŁUSKA Sophia (Sr Innocenta), ZDROJEWSKA Marianne (Sr Claire)

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Warsaw (St Casimir church): On 31.08.1944 during Warsaw Uprising Germans run a bombing raid on St Casimir church at 2 Rynek Nowego Miasta (Old Town region), one of the most precious Baroque buildings in Poland, still under insurgents control. The bombs pierced through the basement ceiling that caved in. In the church Benedictine Nuns of Perpetual Adoration run a field hospital run to Medical Service of Warsaw District of Home Army AK (part of Polish Clandestine State) codename „Bakcyl” — in the AK „North” Group. Under rubble c. 1,000 civilians (mainly wounded patients), 4 Catholic priests and 34 nuns perished (one other nun died a few days later from exhaustion), as well as a few dozen Jews who survived Warsaw ghetto and went into hiding. The monastery and church complex were laid in ruins (destruction was estimated at 80‑90%). (more on: www.benedyktynki-sakramentki.org [access: 2014.10.04])

Warsaw Uprising: Lasted from 01.08.1944 till 03.10.1944. Was an attempt to liberate Polish capital from occupying Germans by the Polish Clandestine State — a unique in the history of the world political structure on the territories occupied by the Germans, effectively governing clandestinely in Poland — and by fighting on its behalf underground military units, mainly of Home Army (former Armed Struggle Association ZWZ) and National Armed Forced (NSZ). At the same time Russians stopped on purpose the offensive on all front, halted on the other bank of Vistula river and watched calmly the annihilation of the city, refusing even the mid–landing rights to the Allied planes carrying weapons and supplies to the insurgents from Italy. During the Uprising Germans murdered approx. 200,000 Poles, mainly civilians. Approx. 200 priests and nuns died in fighting or were murdered by the Germans, many in mass executions. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.08.17])

KL Sachsenhausen: In KL Sachsenhausen concentration camp, set up in the former olympic village from 1936, hundreds of Polish priests were held in 1940, before being transported to KL Dachau. Some of them perished in KL Sachsenhausen. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2018.11.18])

Cracow (Montelupich): Cracow penal prison run by the Germans. In 1940‑4 Germans jailed there approx. 50,000 prisoners, mainly Poles and Jews. Some of them were transported to KL Auschwitz concentration camp, some were executed. After cease in war effort the prison was used by UB — a Polish unit of Russian NKVD — as a prison for Polish independence resistance fighters, some of which were subsequently sent to prisons and slave labour camps in Russia. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.10.31])

Sonderaktion Krakau: German operation against Cracow intelligentsia, part of a broader „Intelligenzaktion” against Polish intelligentsia, carried out in 1939‑40. On 06.11.1939 Germans arrested 183/4 Cracow professors from prestigiuous universities, mainly Jagiellonian University. They were jailed in Montelupich prison in Cracow prior to being sent to KL Sachsenhausen concentration camp. 4 days later on 10.11.1939 Germans arrested 25 Jesuits from Cracow College. They were also jailed in Montelupich prison and then transported to German concentration camps where 7 of them perished. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.03.01])

Intelligenzaktion: (Eng. „Action Intelligentsia”) — also Germ. Unternehmen „Tannenberg” (Eng. „Tannenberg operation”). Extermination program of Polish elites, mainly intelligentsia, executed by the Germans right from the start of the occupation in 09.1939 till around 05.1940, mainly on the lands directly incorporated into Germany but also in the so‑called General Governorate where it was called AB‑aktion. During this genocide Germans methodically murdered c. 50,000 teachers, priests, landowners, social and political activists and retired military. Further 50,000 were sent to concentration camps where most of them perished. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.03.01], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.10.04])

General Governorate: A separate administrative territorial region set up by the Germans in 1939 after defeat of Poland, which included German‑occupied part of Polish territory that was not directly incorporate into German state. It was run by the Germans till 1945 and final Russian offensive, and was a part of so–called Big Germany — Grossdeutschland. From 1941 expanded to include district Galicia. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.12.04])

Ribbentrop-Molotov: Genocidal Russian–German alliance pact between Russian leader Joseph Stalin and German leader Adolf Hitler signed on 23.08.1939 in Moscow by respective foreign ministers, Mr. Vyacheslav Molotov for Russia and Joachim von Ribbentrop for Germany. The pact sanctioned and was the direct cause of joint Russian and German invasion of Poland and the outbreak of the II World War in 09.1939. „The war was one of the greatest calamities and dramas of humanity in history, for two atheistic and anti–Christian ideologies — national and international socialism — rejected God and His fifth Decalogue commandment: Thou shall not kill!” (Abp Stanislaus Gądecki, 01.09.2019). The decisions taken were on 28.09.1939 slightly altered and made more precise when a treaty on „German–Russian boundaries and friendship” was agreed by the same murderous signatories. One of its findings was establishment of spheres of influence in Central and Eastern Europe and in consequence IV partition of Poland. In one of its secret annexes agreed, that: „the Signatories will not tolerate on its respective territories any Polish propaganda that affects the territory of the other Side. On their respective territories they will suppress all such propaganda and inform each other of the measures taken to accomplish it”. The agreements resulted in a series of meeting between two genocidal organization representing both sides — German Gestapo and Russian NKVD when coordination of efforts to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and Polish leading classes (in Germany called Intelligenzaktion, in Russia took the form of Katyń massacres) where discussed. Resulted in deaths of hundreds of thousands of Polish intelligentsia, including thousands of priests presented here, and tens of millions of ordinary people,. The results of this Russian–German pact lasted till 1989 and are still in evidence even today. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.09.30])

sources

personal:
pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23], www.niedziela.pl [access: 2013.05.19], www.1944.pl [access: 2013.05.19]
original images:
ojs.academicon.pl [access: 2019.02.02], audiovis.nac.gov.pl [access: 2016.04.23], audiovis.nac.gov.pl [access: 2016.04.23], commons.wikimedia.org [access: 2016.04.23], cmentarze.um.warszawa.pl [access: 2016.04.23]

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