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Slovakia WWII Rusyn Persecutions

May 19, 2018
Title: Slovakia WWII Rusyn PersecutionsVenue: Parma-Snow Library Conference Room A / ParmaCategory: HistoryDate: 07.12.2018 - 07.12.2018Time: 18.00 h - 20.45 hDescription: The  Cleveland  Chapter Carpatho-Rusyn Society  is sponsoring the following FREE  event: THURSDAY JULY 12, 2018   6:00- 8:45 PM FREE PARMA-SNOW LIBRARY,   2121 SNOW   ROAD. PARMA,  OHIO TOPIC       PRESOV  UNIVERSITY  HISTORY  PROFESSOR RECOUNTS PERSECUTIONS SUFFERED BY RUSYNS IN SLOVAKIA DURING   WW II  AND  AFTERWARDS   Father Peter Borza is a university professor . He is a  very knowledgeable and prolific writer on the  Soviet persecution of Rusyns in Slovakia, especially  the three  Greek Catholic bishops Gojdich, Hopko and  Romzha.  Father  Borza  has letters written by Bishop Gojdich while in prison and is hoping to have them published.   Bishop   Gojdich is listed in Yad  Vashem, the memorial to Jews who died in the Holocaust as well as Gentiles who aided  Jews.  Come to hear these interesting events as recounted by Father  Borza. Space is  limited so register early at  www.carpatho-rusynsociety.wildapricot.org/ or by calling  (440) 331-3856. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.