Antonie Plamadeala, Leonida being his birth name prior to his becoming a monk in , was born on 17 November in the village Stolniceni in Bessarabia. The Life of the Romanian Theologian Antonie Plamadeala as a Runaway from the Secret Police and as a Political Prisoner in Communist Romania.

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Appendices Footnotes [1] InPlamadeala was excluded from the monastic life, as a result of the decree from 11 October Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In the case of Plamadeala, the fabrication of evidence employed to issue his arrest order inevidence which was used in his antobie, may suggest that Securitate was not necessarily after him for his alleged ties to the Legion but for something else, perceived ppamadeala threatening nonetheless to the newly established Communist regime in Romania.


I then offer a succinct analysis of ways in which one may derive truth from the plethora of information such files may bring to the attention of the modern investigator, truth which, as this article shows, is often juxtaposed with untruth in Securitate archival records.

In this article I seek to elaborate further on this idea. Inthere were still many, especially among the young Romanians, whose courage may have plamadealx still nurtured by the hope that they were capable to oppose these transformations and eventually bring about an auspicious end, with the support of America anhonie its western allies.

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This short article discusses a series of Securitate documents which contain various inconsistencies, and which were written on or about the Romanian theologian Antonie Plamadeala. From Securitate documents accumulated about these flyers, Plamadeala was involved in neither their writing nor their distribution. Looked at as a case study, the Securitate files regarding Plamadeala bring to light some insight into what may have constituted as evidence for Securitate personnel.

I was among those who wanted to change the regime and was waiting for the Americans to come.

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Therefore, the conclusions brought forth in this article are limited to information I could derive from the fond penal dossiersvols. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: His antonid appeared on the list of students accused of Legionarism, as Securitate documents confirm, because he was denounced as being a legionary by three students.

The manifestos were delivered in envelopes, some of which were marked with a small sign, addressed plamadeqla priests. That which may have been fabricated or forged may provide useful clues concerning the real story ies such files intended to bury.

The antonid of students was finalized on 14 January One key task in reading secret police files is not only in identifying the truth but also in successfully pointing out the lies, errors and forgeries these files may contain. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Antonie Plamadeala, Leonida being his birth name prior to his becoming a monk inwas born on 17 November in the village Stolniceni in Bessarabia Aioanei Neither the writing style nor the signature are the same as in Photo 3.


It [the radio station] was preaching daily: Write a customer review. An Analysis of Local Lived Experience. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Photo 1 Plamadeala identified as a medical student. I conclude with recommendations pertaining to reading secret police files. His incarceration, however, came roughly five years after his initial trial during which he was tried in absentia.

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The arguments brought here in respect to lack or reliability of secret police files to tell the truth should by no means discredit altogether their usage in deciphering the past, but only to remind one of the intricate, at times ambiguous and flawed, stories these files tell, and of the need to approach with them with much required diligence.

Taking antinie Securitate files on Antonie Plamadeala as a case study, I show why the usage of official documents produced by governmental institutions of the former Romanian Communist regime, although useful in uncovering the past, demands caution from those examining and interpreting them. For that, I provide as example some of the Romanian communist secret police Zntonie files pertaining to the Romanian theologian Antonie Plamadealaa prominent figure of the Romanian society and Orthodox Church, who served as Metropolitan of Transylvania from until his death.

It is possible that other archival sources do exist on this theologian, but which have not yet been open to the public.