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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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religious status

Servant of God

surname

SCHWARTZ

forename(s)

Paul (pl. Paweł)

forename(s)
versions/aliases

Paul

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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Warmia diocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2018.09.02]

honorary titles

Ad Honores Spiritual Counselor

date and place of birth

03.03.1878

Lidzbark Warmiński
Lidzbark Warmiński gm., Lidzbark Warmiński Cou., Warmia-Masuria voiv., Poland

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

08.02.1903 (Warmia cathedral in Frombork)

positions held

parish priest of Żegoty parish (1928‑45), director of Warmia diocese Apostolic Union of the Clergy (from 1941), f. parish priest of Bażyny parish (1921‑8), f. vicar of St Nicholas parish in Elbląg, Kolno parishes, f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Seminary in Braniewo (till 1903)

date and place of death

13.02.1945

Tolniki Wielkie
Kwity gm., Lidzbark Warmiński Cou., Warmia-Masuria voiv., Poland

cause of death

murder

details of death

During II World War started by German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 followed by German Gestapo and interrogated — accused of helping Poles that lived in his parish. During Russian winter 1945 advance at the end of II World War on c. 30.01.1945 moved to one of his parishioners, a farmer living in Frauenwalde village, 5 km from Żegoty parish and rectory, now non–existent (nearby Lidzbark Warmiński was captured by the Russians on 31.01.1945). On 13.02.1945 the farm was raided by a bunch of drunken Russian soldiers. Demanded gold and watches, and food. Unable to get any shot the priest in the head and set some farm buildings alight. The farm’s host was murdered as well.

alt. dates and places of death

12.02.1945

perpetrators

Russians

others related in death

BREHM William, CHMIELEWSKI John Paul, FUCHS Godfrey, HUHN Paul, KLEMENT Bernard, KORTENDIECK Theodore, LANGKAU Otto, LINDENBLATT John, LINKA Arthur, LUDWIG Francis, LUNKWITZ Paul, MARQUARDT John, PREUSCHOFF Clement, PROTHMANN Adalbert, RAHMEL Engelbert, SCHIKOWSKI Ulrich, SCHULZ Arthur, SIEGEL Bruno Alexander, STEINKI Joseph, ŚWITALSKI Vladislav Bronislaus, WEICHSEL Bruno, WILKE George, ZAGERMANN Francis, ZIEMETZKI Joachim

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Mass rapes in 1945: During capture in 1944‑5 of pre–war German territories and territories incorporated into Germany in 1939 after German invasion of Poland Russian soldiers committed mass, often multiple, rapes on mainly German, but also Polish, women. Up to 2 mln women might have been violated, from 8 to 80 or more years old. Many were murdered as a consequence. Rapes were prob. tolerated if not encouraged by Russian military and civilian NKVD commanders. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.03.01])

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:
ekai.pl [access: 2012.11.23], files.bildarchiv-ostpreussen.de [access: 2018.11.18], encyklopedia.warmia.mazury.pl [access: 2018.11.18]
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newsaints.faithweb.com [access: 2013.06.23], commons.wikimedia.org [access: 2014.11.28]

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