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

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  • KACPEREK Leontius; source: Fr Thaddeus Krahel, „Vilnius archdiocese clergy martyrology 1939—1945”, Białystok, 2017, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOKACPEREK Leontius
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surname

KACPEREK

forename(s)

Leontius (pl. Leoncjusz)

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    Commemorative plaque, military field cathedral, Warsaw
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    Commemorative plaque, military field cathedral, Warsaw
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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Vilnius archdiocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]
Military Ordinariate of Poland
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20]

date and place of birth

13.01.1902

Kozienice

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

04.06.1933 (St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist church in Vilnius)

positions held

prefect in Lida parish in Lida deanery (1933‑9), f. vicar of Nowa Wilejka parish in Kalwarja deanery (1933), f. philosophy and theology student of Theological Seminary in Vilnius (1926‑33)

date and place of death

08.09.1939

Głowaczów (Kozienice county)

cause of death

warfare

details of death

Volunteer during Polish–Russian war of 1920. On 28.04.1939 drafted into Polish Army as reserve chaplain. In 08.1939 mobilised and nominated chaplain of 77th Infantry Regiment in 19th Infantry Division of the Army Prussia stationed in Lida. After German invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War prob. chaplain — after reorganization — of 13th Infantry Regiment of Army Prussia, the rear guard Polish unit defending access to Warsaw from German invaders. Perished during battles, after panic that broke out on 07/08.09.1939 in Polish columns in face of overwhelming German offensive.

perpetrators

Germans

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

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])

Polish-Russian war of 1919—20: War for independence of Poland and its borders. Poland regained independence in 1918 but had to fight for its borders with former imperial powers, in particular Russia. Russia planned to incite Bolshevik–like revolutions in the Western Europe and thus invaded Poland. Russian invaders were defeated in 08.1920 in a battle called Warsaw battle („Vistula river miracle”, one of the 10 most important battles in history, according to some historians). Thanks to this victory Poland recaptured part of the lands lost during partitions of Poland in XVIII century, and Europe was saved from the genocidal Communism. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20])

sources

personal:
www.bialystok.opoka.org.pl [access: 2013.01.06], pawet.net [access: 2013.01.06], www.ordynariat.pl [access: 2015.05.09]
bibliograhical:
„Vilnius archdiocese clergy martyrology 1939‑1945”, Fr Thaddeus Krahel, Białystok, 2017
original images:
pawet.net [access: 2013.01.06], www.katedrapolowa.pl [access: 2014.01.16]

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