Biography of Father Stashchavikus

Description:
Graduated from seminary and was ordained. Served in a parish in the Diocese of Kaishiadorys 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 – he was arrested in a case against Catholic clergy and laity (Matulianis et al.). In the summer of 1947 he was 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. Source: Investigatory Matter 218176, Archive of Lithuanian Ministry of the Interior
Variant Names:
Stashchavikus
Dates:
1946-1947
Locations:
Kaišiadorys (Lithuania)
Subjects:
male; clergy and religious; fate unknown