In August 1944, the occupants
organized the so-called "Black Sunday",
in fear that an uprising similar to
the one in Warsaw may break out.
Shortly after the occupation of the city
by the Red Army, a student of the Faculty
of Theology of the Jagiellonian University
Karol Wojtyła becomes the vice president
of the "Bratniak" association.
During the Catholic ceremony on All Saints' Day
Karol Wojtyła was ordained a priest
by Archbishop Adam Sapieha.
Shortly after being ordained,
Fr. Wojtyła left to take 2-year
doctoral studies in Rome.
After returning to Poland in 1948, Fr. Wojtyła received
his first pastoral assignment in the village of Niegowić
(as a vicar), Gdów commune.