Ryłko, Stanisław
Order in College: Cardinal Deacon
With Title: S. Cuore di Cristo Re
Native Country: Poland
Appointed by: Benedict XVI on 24 November 2007
Ecclesiastical Office:  President, Pontifical Council for the Laity 
Papal Elector: Eligible; Ineligible on 4 July 2025

Stanisław Ryłko was born 4 July 1945 in Andrychów, Poland. He was ordained a priest 30 March 1969, to serve in Kraków, Poland. On 20 December 1995, he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Novica, in conjunction with his appointment on the same day as Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity. On 6 January 1996, he was ordained Bishop for his Titular Archbishopric. He was appointed President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity on 4 October 2003. He ceased to be President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity on the the death of Pope John Paul II, 2 April 2005, and was confirmed as President on 21 April 2005. He was elevated to Cardinal, 24 November 2007, by Pope Benedict XVI.