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Gregor Lakota<tr><td> Born</td><td> Holodivka, Lviv Oblast</td></tr><tr><td>Died</td><td>12 November 1950, Abez, near Vorkuta</td></tr><tr><td>Martyred by</td>

<td>USSR</td></tr><tr><td>Means of martyrdom</td> <td>gulag</td></tr><tr><td>Venerated in</td> <td>Catholicism</td></tr><tr><td>Beatified</td> <td>27 June 2001, Ukraine by Pope John Paul II</td></tr>

Blessed Gregor Lakota was a Byzantine Rite Catholic beatified by Pope John Paul II on 27 June 2001 in Ukraine. He was born 31 January 1893 in Holodivka. He was appointed auxiliary bishop of Przemyśl on 16 May 1926. On June 9, 1946, he was arrested and sentenced to ten years imprisonment, as part of Stalin's suppression of the Uniate church.[1] He was martyred at Abez, near Vorkuta on 12 November 1950.

References

  1. Dunn, Dennis J. (October 1973). "Stalinism and the Catholic Church during the Era of World War II". Catholic Historical Review 59 (3): 404-428 
uk:Лакота Григорій

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