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surname

KAŚCIŃSKI

surname
versions/aliases

KOŚCIŃSKI

forename(s)

Leopold

function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Churchmore on
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diocese / province

Lviv archdiocesemore on
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[access: 2013.05.19]

honorary titles

Rochettum et Mantolettum canonmore on
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[access: 2014.11.14]

Expositorii Canonicalis canonmore on
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[access: 2014.11.14]

date and place of death

23.03.1943

KL Lublinconcentration camp
today: Majdanek–Lublin, Lublin city pow., Lublin voiv., Poland

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[access: 2022.01.09

alt. dates and places of death

06-14.11.1942

details of death

In 1918‑20 participant of the defence of Lviv, prob. first during Ukrainian aggression in Polish–Ukrainian war of 1918‑9, and then during Russian invasion in Polish–Russian war of 1919‑20.

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the World War II arrested by the Germans denounced by Ukrainian police, during a systematic action against Polish intelligentsia in Śniatyń and vicinity starting on 06.11.1942.

Transported to KL Majdanek concentration camp where perished (parcels sent to the inmate arrived at the camp at 18.02.1943–11.05.1943).

cause of death

extermination

perpetrators

Germans

date and place of birth

1873

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1899 (Lvivtoday: Lviv city rai., Lviv obl., Ukraine
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)

positions held

from c. 1928

dean {dean.: Horodenkatoday: Horodenka rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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}

1914 – 1942

parish priest {parish: Sniatyntoday: Sniatyn rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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, main parish Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Horodenkatoday: Horodenka rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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[access: 2020.11.22
}

1911 – 1914

vicar {parish: Berezhanytoday: Berezhany rai., Ternopil obl., Ukraine
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[access: 2020.11.15
, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Berezhanytoday: Berezhany rai., Ternopil obl., Ukraine
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[access: 2020.11.15
}

1910 – 1911

administrator {parish: Halychtoday: Halych rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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, main parish Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Stanislavivtoday: Ivano–Frankivsk, Ivano–Frankivsk rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
more on
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}

1903 – 1910

vicar {parish: Halychtoday: Halych rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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, main parish Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Stanislavivtoday: Ivano–Frankivsk, Ivano–Frankivsk rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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}

till 1903

vicar {parish: Voinylivtoday: Kalush rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine, Holy Trinity; dean.: Dolynatoday: Dolyna rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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}

1895 – 1899

student {Lvivtoday: Lviv city rai., Lviv obl., Ukraine
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, philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary}

others related in death

ARCHUTOWSKIClick to display biography Roman, CHŁOPECKIClick to display biography Romualdo, KOWCZClick to display biography Emilian, KOZŁOWSKIClick to display biography Valery, LESZCZYKClick to display biography Anthony, MODRZEWSKAClick to display biography Hedwig Joanna Gabrielle, NIEROSTEKClick to display biography Joseph, OSIKOWICZClick to display biography Andrew, PECIAKClick to display biography Louis, TROCHAClick to display biography Peter (Bro. Adalbert Marian)

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

KL Lublin (Majdanek): Operational in 1941‑4, in Majdanek village n. Lublin, German concentration and „death” camp. Prisoners were not only local, from Lublin region, but from all over pre–war Poland and from abroad. Most of them were Jewish, but also member of Polish clandestine resistance (part of Polish Clandestine State), Polish intelligentsia, Russian POWs, inhabitants of Zamość area evicted by the Germans, people captured in round–ups in Polish towns and cities. 6% of the prisoners were children 14 years old and younger. Prisoners slaved at c. 16 sub–camps working for German companies, such as Deutsche Ausrüstungswerke (DAW). Altogether c. 150,000 people were held in the camp. C. 79,000 victims were murdered, among them c. 59,000 Jews. The camp was equipped with 5 gas chambers, where prisoners were mass murdered, using gas from bottles or from capsules of Zyklon B. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2013.08.10)

General Governorate: A separate administrative territorial region set up by the Germans in 1939 after defeat of Poland, which included German‑occupied part of Polish territory that was not directly incorporate into German state. Created as the result of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, in a political sense, was to recreate the German idea of 1915 (after the defeat of the Russians in the Battle of Gorlice in 05.1915 during World War I) of establishing a Polish enclave within Germany (also called the General Governorate at that time). It was run by the Germans till 1945 and final Russian offensive, and was a part of so–called Big Germany — Grossdeutschland. Till 31.07.1940 formally known as Germ. Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete (Eng. General Governorate for occupied Polish territories) — later as simply niem. Generalgouvernement (Eng. General Governorate). From 07.1941 expanded to include district Galicia. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2013.12.04)

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. In a political sense, the pact was an attempt to restore the status quo ante before 1914, with one exception, namely the „commercial” exchange of the so–called „Kingdom of Poland”, which in 1914 was part of the Russian Empire, fore Eastern Galicia (today's western Ukraine), in 1914 belonging to the Austro–Hungarian Empire. Galicia, including Lviv, was to be taken over by the Russians, the „Kingdom of Poland” — under the name of the General Governorate — Germany. The resultant „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 — backed up by the betrayal of the formal allies of Poland, France and Germany, which on 12.09.1939, at a joint conference in Abbeville, decided not to provide aid to attacked Poland and not to take military action against Germany (a clear breach of treaty obligations with Poland) — 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.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2015.09.30)

Polish-Russian war of 1919—21: War for independence of Poland and its borders. Poland regained independence in 1918 but had to fight for its borders with former imperial powers, in particular Russia. Russia planned to incite Bolshevik–like revolutions in the Western Europe and thus invaded Poland. Russian invaders were defeated in 08.1920 in a battle called Warsaw battle („Vistula river miracle”, one of the 10 most important battles in history, according to some historians). Thanks to this victory Poland recaptured part of the lands lost during partitions of Poland in XVIII century, and Europe was saved from the genocidal Communism. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2014.12.20)

Polish-Ukrainian war of 1918—9: One of the wars for borders of the newly reborn Poland. At the end of 1918 on the former Austro–Hungarian empire’s territory, based on the Ukrainian military units of the former Austro–Hungarian army, Ukrainians waged war against Poland. In particular attempted to create foundation of an independent state and attacked Lviv. Thanks to heroic stance of Lviv inhabitants, in particular young generation of Poles — called since then Lviv eaglets — the city was recaptured by Poles and for a number of months successfully defended against furious Ukrainian attacks. In 1919 Poland — its newly created army — pushed Ukrainian forces far to the east and south, regaining control over its territory. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2017.05.20)

sources

personal:
www.cracovia-leopolis.plClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2013.08.10, cracovia-leopolis.plClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2013.01.06
bibliograhical:, „Register of Latin rite Lviv metropolis clergy’s losses in 1939‑45”, Józef Krętosz, Maria Pawłowiczowa, editors, Opole, 2005, „Biographical lexicon of Lviv Roman Catholic Metropoly clergy victims of the II World War 1939‑1945”, Mary Pawłowiczowa (ed.), Fr Joseph Krętosz (ed.), Holy Cross Publishing, Opole, 2007, „Schematismus Universi Saecularis et Regularis Cleri Archi Diaeceseos Metropol. Leopol. Rit. Lat.”, Lviv Metropolitan Curia, from 1860 till 1938,
original images:
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