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Bolesław Pylak (20 August 1921 – 6 June 2019)[1] was a Polish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was one of the oldest Roman Catholic bishop in Poland. Pylak was born in Łopiennik Górny, Poland and was ordained a priest on 29 June 1948 from Archdiocese of Lublin. Pylak was appointed Auxiliary bishop of the Lublin diocese as well as Titular bishop of Midica on 14 March 1966, and ordained a bishop on 29 May 1966. Pylak was appointed archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lublin on 27 June 1975 and served in that capacity until his retirement on 14 June 1997.

His Excellecy

Bolesław Pylak
Archbishop of Lublin
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Archbishop Pylak
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
SeeArchdiocese of Lublin
In office1975–1997
PredecessorPiotr Kałwa
SuccessorJózef Mirosław Życiński
Orders
Ordination29 June 1948
by Stefan Wyszyński
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

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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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