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 Jerzy Popieluszko

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Jerzy Popieluszko Famous memorial

Birth
Podlaskie, Poland
Death
19 Oct 1984 (aged 37)
Włocławek, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland
Burial
Warsaw, Miasto Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland
Memorial ID
11293557 View Source

Social Reformer. A Polish Catholic priest, he was associated with the Solidarity Movement, and murdered by the Security Forces. His sermons became famous throughout Poland for their uncompromising stance against the regime. He was kidnapped on October 19, 1984. The priest was beaten, tortured and murdered by three Security Police officers. His body was dumped into the Vistula Water Reservoir near Wloclawek where it was recovered on October 30, 1984. On February 8, 1997 his cause for beatification was introduced , which was for him "whose death has opened our eyes, the eyes of our hearts, our minds and our faith."

Social Reformer. A Polish Catholic priest, he was associated with the Solidarity Movement, and murdered by the Security Forces. His sermons became famous throughout Poland for their uncompromising stance against the regime. He was kidnapped on October 19, 1984. The priest was beaten, tortured and murdered by three Security Police officers. His body was dumped into the Vistula Water Reservoir near Wloclawek where it was recovered on October 30, 1984. On February 8, 1997 his cause for beatification was introduced , which was for him "whose death has opened our eyes, the eyes of our hearts, our minds and our faith."

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kasia
  • Added: 4 Jul 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11293557
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11293557/jerzy-popieluszko: accessed ), memorial page for Jerzy Popieluszko (14 Sep 1947–19 Oct 1984), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11293557, citing Saint Kostka's Church's Cemetery, Warsaw, Miasto Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland; Maintained by Find a Grave .