THE K.G.B. DOCUMENTS ABOUT THE REPRESSED CLERGYMEN OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ARMENIA (1928-1937)
During the Stalinian period (1924-1953), hundreds of clergymen, without denominational distinction, including the Armenian Catholic priests, were martyred along with the innocent population of Armenia.
The cases relating to 8 Armenian Catholic priests (Fathers: Nerses Yakub Akinian, Petros Harutyun Davtian, Hakob Petros Antonian, Anton Sahak Petoyan, Alexan Petros Ghazarian, Barsegh Kerob Minassian, Alexan Poghos Hakobian, Stepan Mkrtich Ter-Martirossian) repressed in the years 1928-1937 were being kept in the Archive of the Ministry of National Security (previously: State Security Committee – SSC) of the Republic of Armenia, in the Fund of Quashed Cases (AMNS RA FQC).
The experts from the cases of some of the repressed Armenian Catholic priests are presented in this paper.
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