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surname

GROMADZKI

surname
versions/aliases

HROMADŚKYJ

forename(s)

Alexander James (pl. Aleksander Jakubowicz)

forename(s)
versions/aliases

Alex (pl. Aleksy)

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function

archbishop

creed

Eastern Orthodox Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Wołyń eparchy
more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.08.14]

nationality

Ukrainian

date and place of birth

01.11.1882

Dokudowo

alt. dates and places of birth

13.11.1882

positions held

metropolitan of the Ukrainian Autonomous Church in German–controlled General Governorate, f. Volhynia archbiship, f. bishop and Archbishop in Grodno, f. vicar Volhynia eparchy with Lutsk bishop title, monk of St Jan Miłościwy monastery in Małe Zahajce

date and place of death

08.05.1943

Smyga

cause of death

murder

details of death

During the genocide perpetrated by Ukrainians, known as „Volhynia genocide”: on the road to Równe, in ambush set by Ukrainian nationalist OUN‑M — publicly condemned the massacres of the Poles by the Ukrainians.

alt. dates and places of death

07.05.1943

perpetrators

Ukrainians

others related in death

JURKIEWICZ Theodore

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Volhynia genocide: In 1939‑47, especially in 1943‑4, independent Ukrainian units, supported by local Ukrainians, murdered — often in a very brutal way — in Volhynia and surrounding regions of pre‑war Poland, from 70,000 to 130,000 Poles, all of the civilians, women, children, old and young, men. This Ukrainian genocide, perpetrated by Ukrainian nationalists, in many cases collaborating with German occupants, on vulnerable Polish population took part in hundreds of villages and small towns, where virtually all Polish inhabitants were wiped out. During this Polish holocaust more than 200 priests, religious and nuns perished. This genocide ended up in total elimination of Poles from Ukraine and also expulsion of Ukrainians from contemporary eastern‑southern Poland by Commie‑Nazi Russian controlled Polish security forces and from western Ukraine by Russians in „Vistula Action”. (more on: wolyn1943.eu.interiowo.pl [access: 2013.12.04], 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: 2013.01.06], www.kresykedzierzynkozle.home.pl [access: 2013.01.13]
original images:
commons.wikimedia.org [access: 2016.03.14], commons.wikimedia.org [access: 2016.03.14], ru.wikipedia.org [access: 2016.03.14]

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