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religious status

saint

surname

GUDKO

forename(s)

Vasil (pl. Wasyl)

religious forename(s)

Ambrose (pl. Ambroży)

canonisation date

14.08.2000

Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Churchmore on
drevo-info.ru
[access: 2020.09.24]

function

bishop

creed

Eastern Orthodox Churchmore on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Orthodox Sarapul and Yelabuga eparchy
Orthodox Vyatka and Slobodskoy eparchymore on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Podolya eparchymore on
uk.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Volyn eparchy

academic distinctions

holy theology candidate

nationality

Russian

date and place of death

09.08.1918

Sviyazhsktoday: Tatarstan rep., Russia
more on
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[access: 2020.09.24]

details of death

On 18.03.1917, after so‑called February Revolution of 1917 that deposed the Tsar, released from duties of the bishop of Sarapul and Yelabuga eparchy — as an ardent monarchist. Moved to Sviyazhsk monastery on Volga river island as its head with abbot rights. Made some changes that met with resistance from some of the monks.

One of the even made an attempt at his life.

On 12.03.1918, after so‑called Bolshevik October Revolution of 1917, was tried by revolutionary tribunal in Sviyazhsk, accused of „counter–revolutionary activities.

Among the accuser a prominent was the aforementioned monk that attampted to take his life — then already a member of Bolshevik police.

Despite that was acquitted.

On 06.06.1918 however arrested again, and again few days later released.

Finally on 08.08.1918, during civil war, arrested by Russian Bolshevik forces that entered the monastery requisitioning grain — a day after Kazań, 60 km from Sviyazhsk was captured by monarchist troops.

Next day after the night in horse shed tortured — according to some witnesses tied to horse's tail and dragged through Sviyazhsk.

Bloodied but alive taken out of monastery into surrounding fields and murdered — shot or killed with a bayonet.

According to some sources the order to kill him was issued directly by Lew Trotsky.

cause of death

murder

perpetrators

Russians

date and place of birth

28.12.1867

Tyszowcetoday: Tyszowce gm., Tomaszów Lubelski pow., Lublin voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2020.09.24]

religious vows

1891 (permanent)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

30.05.1893

positions held

head of Assumption monastery in Sviyazhsk (1917‑8), f. bishop of Sarapul and Yelabuga eparchy (1916‑7), f. bishop of Sarapul (1914‑6) — vicar of Vyata and Sloboda eparchy, f. bishop od Balta (1909‑14) — vicar of Podolya eparchy, f. bishop of Kamyanets (1904‑9) — vicar of Volyn eparchy, bishop's ordination on 30.05.1904 in Zhytomyr, f. rector of Orthodox Volyn Theological Semianary in Zhytomyr (from 1901), f. archimandrite (from 1897), f. head of Russian Orthodox mission in Korea (1897‑9), f. head of catechist school at Orthodox mission in Biysk in Altay Krai (1893‑7), f. philosophy and theology student at Orthodox Theological Academy in Sankt Petersburg (1889‑93), f. philosophy and theology student at Orthodox Theological Seminary in Chełm (till 1889)

others related in death

KULHAWIECClick to display biography Simeon, STEPANIUKClick to display biography George, NIKATOWClick to display biography Alex, OSTROUMOWClick to display biography Michael (Bp Seraphim), SAWICKIClick to display biography Yaroslav, SIENKIEWICZClick to display biography Alex, GAGALUKClick to display biography Anthony (Abp Onuphrius), STROCIUKClick to display biography Leontius, BLUMOWICZClick to display biography John, SZACHMUĆClick to display biography Roman (Fr Seraphim), PANASIEWICZClick to display biography Emilian, MIEDWIEDIUKClick to display biography Vladimir, SMOLENIECClick to display biography Alexander (Abp Arsenius), MARCENKOClick to display biography Alexander (Abp Anthony), BORZAKOWSKIClick to display biography Alexander (Abp Agapit), DIERNOWClick to display biography Anatol (Abp Abramius)

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