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surname

CHODNIEWICZ

forename(s)

Paul (pl. Paweł)

function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Mogilev archdiocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.06.23]
Warsaw archdiocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]
Sandomierz diocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]

academic distinctions

Theology MA

honorary titles

canon (Mogilev cathedral)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.11.14]

date and place of birth

01.01.1881

Jacentów (Opatów county)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1904

positions held

parish priest of St Stanislaus parish in Harbin in China (1937‑49), f. rector of St Josaphat church in Lublin (1931‑4), f. rector and professor of Missionary Institute in Lublin (1931‑4), f. missionary in USA (1927‑31), f. catechist in Warsaw (1925‑7), f. vicar of St Catherine parish in Sankt Petersburg (from 1917). f. rector of St John the Baptist church — Malta church — in Sankt Petersburg (from 1917), f. catechist at Gymnasium for Girls in Sankt Petersburg (1911‑7), f. professor of Theological Seminary in Sankt Petersburg (from 1909), f. deputy chancellor of Mogilev Curia (1909‑11), f. chaplain to Abp Kluczyński of Mogilev archdiocese (1909‑10), f. catechist at Gymnasium for Boys at St Catherine church in Sankt Petersburg (from 1908), f. vicar of Kharkiv (1906‑8) — catechist at secondary schools, St Catherine in Sankt Petersburg (1905‑6) — catechist at secondary schools — parishes, f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Academy in Sankt Petersburg (1901‑5), Theological Seminary in Sandomierz (1896‑1901)

date and place of death

1949

Harbin (China)

cause of death

extermination

details of death

In 1922‑3 dogmatics professor at clandestine Theological Seminary in Sankt Petersburg. Arrested by the Russians on 10.03.1923. Tried on 21‑25.03.1923 in a trial of Abp Cieplak and other Catholic priests. Sentenced to 10 years in prison in strict isolation. Held in Lubyanka prison in Moscow. On 01.02.1925 released and expelled from Russia in a prisoner exchange with Poland (among Russians sent to Russia was — according to some historians — Boleslaus Bierut, future leader of Commie–Nazi regime in Poland). In 1947, while ministering in Harbin, harassed by Chinese Commie–Nazis, with Russians support and help, got a stroke and was partially paralysed. About a year later perished.

perpetrators

Chinese / Russians

others related in death

BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo, CHWIEĆKO Lucian, EJSMONT Stanislaus, JANUKOWICZ Peter, RUTKOWSKI Francis, TROJGO John, WASILEWSKI Anthony

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Moscow (Lubyanka): Location of a murderous Russian KBG and NKVD and a prison in Moscow where Russians murdered many political prisoners. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.10.31])

Trial of 21-25.03.1923: Show trial against abp John Cieplakow, 14 Catholic priest and one lay Catholic held on 21‑25.03.1923 in Moscow accused of „participation in a counter–revolutionary organization aiming at counter–acting the decree on the separation of the church from the state”, of „incitement to rebellion by superstition”. Abp Cieplak and Fr Budkiewicz were sentence to death, the others got from 6 months to 10 years of prison or slave labour. Fr Budkiewicz was murdered in prison. Abp Cieplak’s sentence was subsequently reduced to 10 months of slave labour and he was exchanged for Russian spies in Poland among whom was Bolesław Bierut, future first Russian governor in comi‑nazi Poland, conquered in 1945 by Russia. Most of the other accused were exchanged for Russian spies as well and went to Poland. At least five however did not return from prisons, concentration camps and exile, among them Fr Leonidas Fiodorov, first Greek–Catholic exarch in Russia, who in 2001 was beatified by pope John Paul II. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.11.22])

Moscow (Butyrki): Harsh transit and interrogation prison in Moscow — for political prisoners — where Russians held and murdered thousands of Poles. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09])

sources

personal:
biographies.library.nd.edu [access: 2014.12.20], www.polskipetersburg.pl [access: 2019.02.02]
bibliograhical:
„Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin
original images:
www.polskipetersburg.pl [access: 2019.02.02], wikizaglebie.pl [access: 2015.04.18]

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