Bolesław Pylak

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His Excellecy Bolesław Pylak
Archbishop emeritus of Lublin
Archbishop Pylak
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
SeeArchdiocese of Lublin
In Office1975–1997
PredecessorPiotr Kałwa
SuccessorJózef Mirosław Życiński
Orders
Ordination29 June 1948
Consecration29 May 1966
by Piotr Kałwa
Personal details
Born(1921-08-20)20 August 1921
Łopiennik Górny, Poland
Died6 June 2019(2019-06-06) (aged 97)
Lublin, Poland

Bolesław Pylak (20 August 1921 – 6 June 2019)[1] was a Polish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. At the time of his death in 2019, he was oldest living Roman Catholic bishop in Poland. Pylak was born in Łopiennik Górny, Poland.

He was ordained a priest on 29 June 1948 from Archdiocese of Lublin. He was appointed archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lublin on 27 June 1975 and served in that capacity until his retirement on 14 June 1997.

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  1. "Bolesław Pylak 1921 - 2019. Rektor KUL wspomina zmarłego arcybiskupa". Dziennik Wschodni (in Polish). 6 June 2019. Retrieved 8 June 2019.

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