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Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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XX century (1914 – 1989)

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  • ZIEMETZKI Joachim, source: gosc.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOZIEMETZKI Joachim
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religious status

Servant of God

surname

ZIEMETZKI

forename(s)

Joachim

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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]

date and place of birth

04.09.1886

Gietrzwałd
Olsztyn Cou., Warmia-Masuria voiv., Poland

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

25.07.1920 (Frombork)

positions held

parish priest of Barczewko parish (1938‑45), f. administrator of Klon parish (1931‑8), f. curatus of Prawdziska church (1926‑31), f. vicar of Jonkowo parish (1920‑6), f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Seminary in Braniewo (till 1920)

date and place of death

26.01.1945

Barczewko
Olsztyn Cou., Warmia-Masuria voiv., Poland

cause of death

mass murder

details of death

Critic of Nazism. Under surveillance and harassed by German Gestapo for making sermons in Polish, among others. In 07.1935 tried for critical of the German government statements and reading out Bp Maximilian Kaller’s pastoral letter about the persecution of the Church. During Russian offensive — at the end of the II World War started by German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 — a dozen or so Russian soldiers entered on 26.01.1945 the house of one of his parishioners, where was seeking shelter (nearby Olsztyn Russians captured on 22.01.1945). Behind the house — together with two other people — murdered (altogether Russian murdered in Barczewko 19 people on this day).

alt. dates and places of death

23/24.01.1945

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, SCHWARTZ Paul, SIEGEL Bruno Alexander, STEINKI Joseph, ŚWITALSKI Vladislav Bronislaus, WEICHSEL Bruno, WILKE George, ZAGERMANN Francis

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])

sources

personal:
ekai.pl [access: 2012.11.23], www.warmiaznanainieznana.pl [access: 2013.06.11], encyklopedia.warmia.mazury.pl [access: 2015.09.30]
bibliograhical:
„Lexicon of the clergy vicimised in prl in 1945‑1989”, collective work edited by Jerzy Myszor, Warsaw, 2002
„Lexicon of Polish clergy repressed in USSR in 1939‑1988”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin
original images:
gosc.pl [access: 2014.11.28], www.warmiaznanainieznana.pl [access: 2013.06.11]

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