Biography of Sofia Ivanova, OPL

Born into the family of a province secretary in 1885. Completed higher education. Converted to Catholicism and joined the Abrikosova community of Dominican Sisters. March 8, 1924 – arrested in Moscow in connection with a case against Russian [Eastern Rite] Catholics and imprisoned in Butyrka Prison. May 19, 1924 – sentenced under Article 61 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR to five years’ exile [OGPU Collegium]. Sent to Siberia. Fate thereafter unknown. Sources: Osipova (1996), p. 171; Osipova (1999), p. 331; Abrikosova et al. (1924); Sokolovskyi, p. 83
Variant Names:
Ivanova, Sofia; Ivanova, Sof'ia Aleksandrovna
Moscow (Russia); Siberia (Russia)
female; clergy and religious; fate unknown