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St Sigismund 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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surname

GROBELNY

forename(s)

Vladislav (pl. Władysław)

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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Church RCmore on
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[access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Pinsk diocesemore on
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[access: 2013.05.19]

date and place
of death

15.10.1942

Borysowski forestn Gubernia estate and Borisova village
today: Kobryn, Kiselevtsy ssov., Kobryn dist., Grodno reg., Belarus

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[access: 2023.01.18]

details of death

After the German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and the start of World War II, after German attack of 06.1941 of their erstwhile ally, Russians, and start of German occupation, arrested by the Belarusian police collaborating with German political police Gestapo on 09.10.1942 (according to some sources a month earlier).

Held in local prison at Brzeska Str. Murdered on the day Kobryn ghetto was liquidated by the Germans — together with his parish priest and dean, Fr John Wolski, and the Jews, whom he helped to escape from ghetto, issued false baptism certificates, whom he was hiding.

The corpses were buried in previously prepared pits in the forest near Kobryn.

In 1944, the Germans dug them up — forcing Russian prisoners of war to do the job — and then burned them in a nearby barn.

cause of death

mass murder

perpetrators

Germans

date and place
of birth

08.01.1913

Nockowatoday: Iwierzyce gm., Ropczyce ‐ Sędziszów Małopolski pov., Subcarpathia voiv., Poland
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alt. dates and places
of birth

17.01.1913

presbyter (holy orders)
ordination

1938

positions held

till 1942

vicar — Kobryntoday: Kobryn dist., Brest reg., Belarus
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⋄ Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC parish ⋄ Kobryntoday: Kobryn dist., Brest reg., Belarus
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RC deanery

from 1938

vicar — Brest on Bugform.: Brest‐Litovsk /till 1923/
today: Brest, Brest dist., Brest reg., Belarus

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⋄ Exaltation of the Holy Cross RC parish ⋄ Brest on Bugform.: Brest‐Litovsk /till 1923/
today: Brest, Brest dist., Brest reg., Belarus

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RC deanery

till 1938

student — Pinsktoday: Pinsk city dist., Brest reg., Belarus
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⋄ philosophy and theology, St Thomas Aquinas' Theological Seminary

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Help to the Jews: During World War II on the Polish occupied territories Germans forbid to give any support to the Jews under penalty of death. Hundreds of Polish priests and religious helped the Jews despite this official sanction. Many of them were caught and murdered.

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 World War II in 09.1939. In a political sense, the pact was an attempt to restore the status quo ante before 1914, with one exception, namely the „commercial” exchange of the so‐called „Kingdom of Poland”, which in 1914 was part of the Russian Empire, fore Eastern Galicia (today's western Ukraine), in 1914 belonging to the Austro‐Hungarian Empire. Galicia, including Lviv, was to be taken over by the Russians, the „Kingdom of Poland” — under the name of the General Governorate — Germany. The resultant „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 Stanislav Gądecki, 01.09.2019). The decisions taken — backed up by the betrayal of the formal allies of Poland, France and Germany, which on 12.09.1939, at a joint conference in Abbeville, decided not to provide aid to attacked Poland and not to take military action against Germany (a clear breach of treaty obligations with Poland) — 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.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
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Pius XI's encyclicals: Facing the creation of two totalitarian systems in Europe, which seemed to compete with each other, though there were more similarities than contradictions between them, Pope Pius XI issued in 03.1937 (within 5 days) two encyclicals. In the „Mit brennender Sorge” (Eng. „With Burning Concern”) published on 14.03.1938, condemned the national socialism prevailing in Germany. The Pope wrote: „Whoever, following the old Germanic‐pre‐Christian beliefs, puts various impersonal fate in the place of a personal God, denies the wisdom of God and Providence […], whoever exalts earthly values: race or nation, or state, or state system, representatives of state power or other fundamental values of human society, […] and makes them the highest standard of all values, including religious ones, and idolizes them, this one […] is far from true faith in God and from a worldview corresponding to such faith”. On 19.03.1937, published „Divini Redemptoris” (Eng. „Divine Redeemer”), in which criticized Russian communism, dialectical materialism and the class struggle theory. The Pope wrote: „Communism deprives man of freedom, and therefore the spiritual basis of all life norms. It deprives the human person of all his dignity and any moral support with which he could resist the onslaught of blind passions […] This is the new gospel that Bolshevik and godless communism preaches as a message of salvation and redemption of humanity”… Pius XI demanded that the established human law be subjected to the natural law of God , recommended the implementation of the ideal of a Christian state and society, and called on Catholics to resist. Two years later, National Socialist Germany and Communist Russia came together and started World War II. (more on: www.vatican.vaClick to attempt to display webpage
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bibliographical:
Martyrology of the Polish Roman Catholic clergy under nazi occupation in 1939‐1945”, Victor Jacewicz, John Woś, vol. I‐V, Warsaw Theological Academy, 1977‐1981
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