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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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    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
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  • st SIGISMUND: XIX c., feretory, st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland; source: own collectionst SIGISMUND
    XIX c., feretory
    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
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    XIX c., feretory
    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection
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    XIX c., feretory
    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection
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    XIX c., feretory
    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection

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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

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  • BLACHNICKI Francis, source: www.swietykrzyz.katowice.opoka.org.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    source: www.swietykrzyz.katowice.opoka.org.pl
    own collection
  • BLACHNICKI Francis, source: blachnicki.oaza.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    source: blachnicki.oaza.pl
    own collection
  • BLACHNICKI Francis, source: de.popotam.ayz.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    source: de.popotam.ayz.pl
    own collection
  • BLACHNICKI Francis - c. 25.06.1940, KL Auschwitz, concentration camp's photo; source: Archives of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim (slideplayer.pl), own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    c. 25.06.1940, KL Auschwitz, concentration camp's photo
    source: Archives of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim (slideplayer.pl)
    own collection
  • BLACHNICKI Francis - c. 25.06.1940, KL Auschwitz, concentration camp's photo; source: Archives of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim (www.auschwitz.org), own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    c. 25.06.1940, KL Auschwitz, concentration camp's photo
    source: Archives of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim (www.auschwitz.org)
    own collection
  • BLACHNICKI Francis - c. 25.06.1940, KL Auschwitz, concentration camp's photo; source: Archives of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim (www.auschwitz.org), own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    c. 25.06.1940, KL Auschwitz, concentration camp's photo
    source: Archives of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim (www.auschwitz.org)
    own collection
  • BLACHNICKI Francis - Francis Kucharczak, contemporary image; source: from: „Witnesses of truth of this land”, John Kochel, Opole, 2016 (docplayer.pl), own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    Francis Kucharczak, contemporary image
    source: from: „Witnesses of truth of this land”, John Kochel, Opole, 2016 (docplayer.pl)
    own collection

religious status

Servant of God

surname

BLACHNICKI

forename(s)

Francis (pl. Franciszek)

  • BLACHNICKI Francis - Commemorative plaque, academic chapel, Rybnik, source: www.encyklo.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    Commemorative plaque, academic chapel, Rybnik
    source: www.encyklo.pl
    own collection
  • BLACHNICKI Francis - Commemorative plaque, Bibiela, source: photo.bikestats.eu, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    Commemorative plaque, Bibiela
    source: photo.bikestats.eu
    own collection
  • BLACHNICKI Francis - Commemorative plaque, Our Lady of Sorrows, Rybnik, source: www.kik.katowice.opoka.org.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOBLACHNICKI Francis
    Commemorative plaque, Our Lady of Sorrows, Rybnik
    source: www.kik.katowice.opoka.org.pl
    own collection

function

diocesan priest

creed

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

academic distinctions

Doctor of Theology

date and place of birth

24.03.1921

Rybnik

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

15.06.1950 (Katowice cathedral)

positions held

founder of the International Light–Life Center for Evangelization and Christian Peoples Liberation Service in Carlsberg, founder of the Light–Life Movement, f. National Liturgical Service chaplain, f. teaching and research employee of KUL, organizer of Temperance Crusade in 1957, f. employee of Diocesan Curia in Katowice, f. editor of the „ Sunday Visitor” magazine, f. vicar of Bieruń Stary, Cieszyn, Rydułtowy, Łaziska Górne, Tychy parishes

date and place of death

27.02.1987

Carlsberg (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)

cause of death

poisoning

details of death

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War commander of the resistance Armed Struggle Union ZWZ (part of Polish Clandestine State) in Tarnowskie Góry. On 27.04.1940 arrested by the Germans. On 25.06.1940 transported to the German concentration camp KL Auschwitz. For 9 months detained in a penal company, including a month in a solitary cell — the bunker. In 09.1941 taken to prison in Zabrze and then in Katowice. On 30.03.1942 sentenced to death by guillotine. On 17.06.1942 while on death row experienced conversion. On 14.08.1942 had sentence commuted to 10 years in prison. Detained in various prisons and concentration camps in Rawicz, Börgermoor, Zwickau and Lengenfeld (Flossenbürg). On 17.04.1945 released. In 03.1961 arrested by the Russian controlled Polish commi–nazi UB and after 4 months in prison sentenced to 13 months suspended sentence for „spreading false news about the persecution of the Church in Poland”. After declaration of the martial law by commi–nazis in 1981, could not return to the country being sought for by an arrest warrant. Lived in Carlsberg where prob. was poisoned by agents of Commie–Nazi prl.

perpetrators

Russians / Poles

others related in death

KIJ Anthony, KOWALCZYK Stanislaus (Fr Honoré), NIEDZIELAK Steven, PALIMĄKA Stanislaus, POPIEŁUSZKO George Alexander, SUCHOWOLEC Stanislaus, ZYCH Silvester

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Martial law of 1981: Martial law declared on 12.1981 by Russian controlled Polish commi–nazi party and army of the Russian republic prl, aimed to liquidate the independent trade union "Solidarity". During c. 8 years of martial law regulations SB, Polish commi–nazi unit of Russian NKWD, murdered over 100 activists of "Solidarity". At least five priests were also killed in circumstances never fully explained. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.03.01])

KL Flossenbürg: German concentration camp in which approx. 96,000 prisoners were held captive. Approx. 30,000‑77,000 of them perished, among them up to 17,000 Poles. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.08.17])

Zwickau: German harsh penal institution.

Rawicz: German penal institution and investigative prison. After cessation of war campaigns a prison run by commi–nazi Russian occupiers. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.08.17])

Katowice (prison): Detention centre run by Germans and later, in 1945, took over by the Commie–Nazis.

KL Auschwitz (prisoner no: 1201): German KL Auschwitz (today: Oświęcim) concentration and death camp was set up by Germans around 27.01.1940 on the German territory. Initially mainly Poles were interned. From 1942 it became the centre for holocaust of European Jews. In excess of 400 priests and religious went through the camp, approx. 40% of which were murdered (mainly Poles). Part of the KL Auschwitz concentration camps’ complex was KL Birkenau, not far away from the main camp. There Germans murder possibly in excess of million people, mainly Jews, in gas chambers. (more on: en.auschwitz.org.pl [access: 2012.11.23], www.meczennicy.pelplin.pl [access: 2013.07.06])

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:
pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.03.01]
original images:
www.swietykrzyz.katowice.opoka.org.pl [access: 2015.03.01], blachnicki.oaza.pl [access: 2015.03.01], de.popotam.ayz.pl [access: 2015.03.01], slideplayer.pl [access: 2015.03.01], www.auschwitz.org [access: 2018.11.18], www.auschwitz.org [access: 2018.11.18], docplayer.pl [access: 2018.02.15], www.encyklo.pl [access: 2015.03.01], photo.bikestats.eu [access: 2015.03.01], www.kik.katowice.opoka.org.pl [access: 2015.03.01]

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