Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk
Archbishop Emeritus Daniel E. Pilarczyk, the eighth ordinary of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, is a nationally prominent churchman, educator and author of popular books about Catholic themes.
He was born in Dayton, Ohio, on August 12, 1934. After studies at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, he was ordained a priest on December 20, 1959. His ordination as bishop in 1974, and installation as archbishop in 1982, also were on December 20.
In addition to a doctorate in sacred theology from Pontifical Urban University (1961), Archbishop Pilarczyk holds an M.A. in classics from Xavier University of Cincinnati (1965), and a Ph.D. in classics from the University of Cincinnati (1969).
Archbishop Pilarczyk has written more than a dozen popular books and many pamphlets and articles. His best selling book is Twelve Tough Issues--And More. His most recent books are When God Speaks and Live Letters.