Biography of Father Labukas

Graduated from seminary and was ordained. Served in a parish in the Diocese of Kaishiadorys, Lithuania, and remained there after the annexation of Lithuania to the USSR and during the German occupation. In December 1946 – after the return of the Red Army and establishment of Soviet rule – Fr. Labukas was arrested in a case against Catholic clergy and laity (Matulianis et al.). 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:
Kaišiadorys (Lithuania)
male; clergy and religious; fate unknown