Biography of Father Kishkis

Description:
Graduated from seminary and was ordained. Served in a parish in the Diocese of Kaishiadorys, Lithuania, and was there at the time of the Soviet and German occupations. In December 1946 – after the return of the Red Army and establishment of Soviet rule – Fr. Kishkis was arrested in a case against Catholic clergy and laity (Matulianis et at.). September 27, 1947 – sentenced under Articles 58-10 and 58-11 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR to five (?) years in corrective labor camp [Special Board, USSR Ministry of State Security]. Sent to a camp. Fate thereafter unknown. Sources: Investigatory Matter 218176, Archive of Lithuanian Ministry of Internal Affairs; list compiled by R. Dzwonkowski, SAC
Variant Names:
Kishkis; Kishkis, S. B.
Dates:
1946-1947
Locations:
Kaišiadorys (Lithuania)
Subjects:
male; clergy and religious; fate unknown