Biography of Father Vatslovas Balsis

Description:
Born in Lankelishkiai, Vilkavishkis district. Graduated from seminary and was ordained. Served in the Vilkavishkis region and was there at the time of the Soviet occupation. June 22, 1941 – during the retreat of the Red Army he was cruelly tortured to death in the Budavones Forest, Vilkavishkis region. Source: Den’ skorbi; Lietuvos aidas, 1998, No. 30; list compiled by R. Dzwonkowski
Variant Names:
Balsis, Vat︠s︡lovas; Balsis, Vatslovas
Dates:
1941
Locations:
Lankeliškiai (Vilkaviškis, Lithuania)
Subjects:
male; clergy and religious; died in prison