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    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection
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st Sigismund
Roman Catholic parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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    XIX c., feretory
    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
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    XIX c., feretory
    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
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    XIX c., feretory
    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
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    XIX c., feretory
    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

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  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo, source: gazetapetersburska.org, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
    source: gazetapetersburska.org
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  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo; source: Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, „Lexicon of Catholic clergy in USSR in 1917—1939 – Martirology”, ed. Science Society KUL, 1998, Lublin, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
    source: Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, „Lexicon of Catholic clergy in USSR in 1917—1939 – Martirology”, ed. Science Society KUL, 1998, Lublin
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  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo, source: pl.catholicmartyrs.org, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
    source: pl.catholicmartyrs.org
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  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo, source: commons.wikimedia.org, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
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  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo - Just before the Moscow trial, 1923, source: wikizaglebie.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
    Just before the Moscow trial, 1923
    source: wikizaglebie.pl
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  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo - 1923, drawing, 14x10 cm, source: polona.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
    1923, drawing, 14x10 cm
    source: polona.pl
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  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo - Contemporary image, source: krzysztofpozarski.files.wordpress.com, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
    Contemporary image
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religious status

Servant of God

surname

BUDKIEWICZ

forename(s)

Constantine Romualdo (pl. Konstanty Romuald)

  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo - Epitaph, St Anne church, Warsaw (author: Alexander Borawski, unveiled 12.1936, nonexistent?), source: audiovis.nac.gov.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
    Epitaph, St Anne church, Warsaw (author: Alexander Borawski, unveiled 12.1936, nonexistent?)
    source: audiovis.nac.gov.pl
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  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo - Commemorative plaque, St Anne church, Biała Podlaska, source: commons.wikimedia.org, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
    Commemorative plaque, St Anne church, Biała Podlaska
    source: commons.wikimedia.org
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  • BUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo - Commemorative plaque, St Stanislaus church, Sankt Petersburg, source: ipn.gov.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBUDKIEWICZ Constantine Romualdo
    Commemorative plaque, St Stanislaus church, Sankt Petersburg
    source: ipn.gov.pl
    own collection

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 candidate

honorary titles

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

date and place of death

01.04.1923

Moscow
Moscow city, Russia

alt. dates and places of death

31.03.1923

details of death

During I World War deputy chairman (from 1914) and chairman (from 1917) of Victims of War Support Polish Society, helping Poles stranded in Russia. After Poland regained independence in 1918 stayed behind in Communist Russia to minister to Poles that were left behind in Russia. From 1918 chairman of Citizens’ Committee, the only Polish organisation — acting clandestinely — of Poles in Communist Sankt Petersburg. In 05.1919 Communists searched his apartment looking for evidence of support to Polish officers travelling to Finland. For some time went into hiding in his Polish parishioners’ apartments. In 04.1920, during so‑called Polish Operation linked to Polish–Russian war of 1920, wanted by the genocidal OGPU. Avoided arrest. From 08.1922 professor of a conspiratorial theological seminary in Sankt Petersburg. On 03.03.1923 his flat was search again by the Russians and next day got summoned by Russian authorities to Moscow. Arrived there on 05.03.1923, together with his ordinary, Abp Cieplak. There on 13.03.1923 formally arrested. Accused of being a secret agent for a foreign country, transgressing of state–church separation laws and of attempt to organize a conspiracy to overthrow the dictatorship of the proletariat. Tried in the 21‑25.03.1923 show trial of Abp Cieplak and his priests. Sentenced to death. Murdered in Moscow Łubianka prison, the only one of the accused, with a single shot to the back of the head.

cause of death

murder

perpetrators

Russians

date and place of birth

19.06.1867

Zubry
Preiļi mun., Latvia

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1893

positions held

from 1918 — vicar general {Sankt Petersburg, Bishop John Cieplak}
from 1908 — dean {dean.: Sankt Petersburg}
from 1905 — parish priest {parish: Sankt Petersburg, St Catherine of Alexandria}
1903–1905 — vicar {parish: Sankt Petersburg, St Catherine of Alexandria}
1896–1893 — vicar {parish: Witebsk, St Anthony}, prefect of junior high school for boys and girls
1893–1896 — vicar {parish: Psków, The Holy Trinity}, prefect
1890–1893 — student {Sankt Petersburg, philosophy and theology, Imperial Roman Catholic Spiritual Academy (1842‑1918)}
1886–1890 — student {Sankt Petersburg, philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary}

others related in death

CHODNIEWICZ Paul, CHWIEĆKO Lucian, EJSMONT Stanislaus, JANUKOWICZ Peter, RUTKOWSKI Francis, TROJGO John, WASILEWSKI Anthony

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Moscow (Lubyanka): Location of a murderous Russian Cheka and next NKVD (later MVD and KGB) and a prison (in the basement, with 118 cells — in 1936 — of which 94 were solitary — altogether at any time up to 350 prisoners were held there and c. 2,857 in 1937) in Moscow at Lubyanka Square where Russians interrogated and murdered many political prisoners. Most of the prisoners after investigations were transferred to other Moscov prisons, e.g. Butyrki. (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. Founded prob. in XVII century. In XIX century many Polish insurgents (Polish uprisings of 1831 and 1863) were held there. During Communist regime a place of internment for political prisoners prior to a transfer to Russian slave labour complex Gulag. During the Great Purge c. 20,000 inmates were held there at any time (c. 170 in every cell). Thousands were murdered. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2020.05.01])

sources

personal:
pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20], katolicy1844.republika.pl [access: 2021.05.06], www.polskipetersburg.pl [access: 2019.02.02], pl.catholicmartyrs.org [access: 2014.12.20]
bibliograhical:
„Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin
original images:
gazetapetersburska.org [access: 2019.02.02], pl.catholicmartyrs.org [access: 2014.12.20], commons.wikimedia.org [access: 2014.12.20], wikizaglebie.pl [access: 2015.04.18], polona.pl [access: 2019.02.02], krzysztofpozarski.files.wordpress.com [access: 2019.04.16], audiovis.nac.gov.pl [access: 2019.02.02], commons.wikimedia.org [access: 2014.12.20], ipn.gov.pl [access: 2019.02.02]

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