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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

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surname

BIEŁOHOŁOWY

surname
versions/aliases

BIEŁOGŁOWY

forename(s)

Joseph (pl. Józef)

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]

academic distinctions

Theology MA
Canon Law MA

nationality

Belarusian

date and place of birth

11.02.1883

Sankt Petersburg

alt. dates and places of birth

23.02.1883

positions held

dean of Mogilev deanery (1918‑26), parish priest of Mogilev parish (1918‑26), f. professor of canon and civil law at Theological Academy in Sankt Petersburg (1913‑8), f. prefect at Tsar Nicholas I Civilian Architecture Institute, Nikolayevskaya Artillery School and Constantinovskaya Artillery Scholl in Sankt Petersburg (1916‑7), f. vicar of St Catherine of Alexandria parish in Sankt Petersburg (till 1913), f. vicar and catechist in Smoleńsk (from 1907), f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Academy in Sankt Petersburg (till 1906), Theological Seminary in Sankt Petersburg

date and place of death

1928

Moscow

cause of death

murder

details of death

In 1913 because of refusal to pray at the end of religious celebrations for the Russian tsar sent — listened to lectures at Rome and Innsbruck universities. For the first time arrested by the Russians in 1918. Jailed in Smolensk prison without a trial for about a year. In 01.1921 arrested for a short time again. And in the same year arrested yet again. On 18.02.1921 sentenced for „espionage for Poland” for 5 years of slave labour. At the end of 1922 sentenced got reduced to a year of slave labour. Released early on 22.12.1922. For the last time arrested by the Russians on 26(28).08.1926 in Mogilev, together with Fr Leonid Fiodorov, exarch of the Russian Greek Catholic Church. Accused of „counterrevolutionary anti–Soviet and anti–Russian activities and spying for Vatican”. In 09.1926 transferred to Moscow prison. There on 22(29).11.1926 sentenced — in a summary manner, without a trial — to 5 years of slave labour. On 19.12.1926 transported to Solovetsky Islands concentration camp. On 19.12.1927 taken back to Moscow. There murdered in Lyublyanka prison, ostensibly „during an escape attempt”.

alt. details of death

According to some source was in 1928 held in concentration camp on Kerch peninsula (Ukraine).

perpetrators

Russians

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])

Solovetsky Islands: Solovetsky Special Purpose Camp SLON (ros. Солове́цкий ла́герь осо́бого назначе́ния) — Russian concentration camp and forced labour camp, on Solovetsky Islands, in operation from 1923 and initially founded on the site of famous former Orthodox monastery. Functioned till 1939 (in 1936‑9 as a prison). In 1920 the largest concentration camp in Russia. Place of slave labour and murder of hundreds of mainly Christian, including Catholic, priests, especially in 1920s and 1930s. The concept of future Russian slave labour concentration camps system Gulag its beginnings prob. can trace to camps of Solovetsky Islands — from there spread to the camps along Belamor canal (Baltic Sea — White Sea), and from there to all regions of Russian state. From the network of camps on Solovetsky Islands — also called Solovetsky Archipelago — Alexander Solzhenitsyn prob. formed his famous term of „Gulag Archipelago”. It is estimated that tens to hundreds of thousands prisoners were held in Solovetsky Islands camps. In 1937‑8 c. 9.500 prisoners were brought out of the camp and murdered in a number of execution sites, including Sandarmokh and Lodeynoye Polye, including many Catholic priests. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09])

Gulag: Network of Russian slave labour concentration camps. At any given time up to 12 mln inmates where held in them, milions perished. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09])

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.eduteka.pl [access: 2014.12.20], ru.openlist.wiki [access: 2019.02.02], catholic.ru [access: 2019.02.02]
bibliograhical:
„Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin

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