Biography of Father Czesƚaw Kaniak

Born September 12, 1892, in Lviv. Graduated from the Seminary and was ordained in 1915. He was in Kirovsk when he was arrested in 1940. November 29, 1940 – sentenced to death under Articles 54-2 and 54-11 of the Criminal Code of the Ukrainian SSR [Kirov Dist. Ct.]. At the end of the year the sentence was affirmed [USSR Supreme Ct.]. March 24, 1941 – shot. Source: Archive of the Directorate, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Republic of Karelia; list compiled by R. Dzwonkowski, SAC; Madała, p. 75
Variant Names:
Kani︠a︡k, Cheslav Avgustovich; Kaniak, Czesƚaw
Kirovsk (Leningradskai︠a︡ oblastʹ, Russia)
male; clergy and religious; executed