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Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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surname

GOMÓŁKA

forename(s)

Anthony (pl. Antoni)

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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Lublin diocese
more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]
Military Ordinariate of Poland
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20]

date and place of birth

20.01.1906

Kąkolewnica (Radzyń Podlaski county)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1932

positions held

vicar of Ressurection and St Thomas the Apostle parish in Zamość (1932‑41) — one of the builders of Holy Cross church, prefect of Public School no 6 in Zamość (from 1932), chaplain to the scout movement in Zamość, f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Seminary in Lublin (1927‑32)

date and place of death

07.08.1941

Zamość

cause of death

murder

details of death

From 01.01.1939 reserve chaplain of the Polish army in captain rank. After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, after start of German occupation, arrested by the Germansd on 11.07.1941. Jailed in Rotunda prison in Zamość. Got infection on injured finger and was taken to prison hospital. There recovered and taken to prison again. To save him was purposely injected with typhoid. As a result taken to the hospital again. Could escape but refused in order not to endanger a policeman — father of a few children. Next dragged out of prison hospital and murdered.

alt. dates and places of death

08.08.1941, 16.08.1941, 15.09.1941

perpetrators

Germans

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Zamość (Rotunda): Transit camp, prison and detention centre for Zamość county inhabitants (including many children), set up in 1940. Since 1942 place of many mass executions of Poles — altogether Germans murdered there c. 6,000‑8,000 Poles. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.10.05], muzeum-zamojskie.pl [access: 2014.01.16])

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:
horajec.republika.pl [access: 2012.11.23], www.miesiecznik.znak.com.pl [access: 2014.08.14], www.niedziela.pl [access: 2014.01.16]
original images:
zamosciopedia.pl [access: 2019.10.13], www.miejscapamiecinarodowej.pl [access: 2014.05.09]

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