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Hong Kong residents queue to refund their bullet train tickets to the mainland in West Kowloon railway station, Jan. 25, 2020.

Hong Kong, Singapore cancel public Masses amid coronavirus

Feb 15, 2020

All public Masses in Hong Kong are canceled through Feb. 28 amid the threat of the spreading of coronavirus.  Read more

Cathedral of Immaculate Conception in Hong Kong

Vatican picks Hong Kong bishop, delays announcement

Jan 17, 2020

By Ed Condon

Hong Kong has been without a diocesan bishop since the death of Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung in January 2019, after... Read more

Riot police detain two men after clearing protesters from the Central district in Hong Kong, Nov. 13, 2019.

Hong Kong protesters arrested at Catholic church

Nov 13, 2019

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have continued to escalate into violence, with many apparent incidents of forceful police tactics, including... Read more

People attend a flash mob singing event outside Chungking Mansions in Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong on October 23, 2019.

As Hong Kong withdraws extradition bill, Catholic leaders call for inquiry into police tactics

Oct 23, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

Amid continued controversy surrounding large-scale political protests in Hong Kong, and fears of a crackdown by the Communist Chinese government,... Read more

Protesters hold placards during a rally in Chartered Garden on August 16, 2019 in Hong Kong, China.   Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Hong Kong student leader: Catholics should take 'major role' in peaceful protests

Aug 16, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

The acting president of the Hong Kong Federation of Catholic Students told CNA this week that he would like to... Read more

Protesters gather again to rally outside the Legislative Council government offices against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong, June 17, 2019.

Hong Kong extradition bill could further endanger Christians, advocates say

Jun 17, 2019

Though a proposed change to extradition laws in Hong Kong is on hold for now, Christian leaders and advocacy groups... Read more

Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung of Hong Kong, who died Jan. 3, 2019.

Hong Kong bishop dies at age 73

Jan 4, 2019

Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung of Hong Kong died in hospital Thursday at the age of 73, after suffering liver failure... Read more

Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung of Hong Kong.

Catholics are called to speak out against injustices, Hong Kong bishop says

Jul 2, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The Catholic Church in Hong Kong is called to speak out in case of injustices, but it does not compete... Read more