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Diocese of Hong Kong - Latest News
Feb 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Priests in the Diocese of Hong Kong are expecting the announcement of their new bishop within the next two weeks.
Feb 15, 2020 - 02:01 pm .- All public Masses in Hong Kong are canceled through Feb. 28 amid the threat of the spreading of coronavirus.
Jan 17, 2020 - 07:06 am .- Hong Kong has been without a diocesan bishop since the death of Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung in January 2019, after less than 18 months in the role.
Nov 13, 2019 - 04:39 pm .- Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have continued to escalate into violence, with many apparent incidents of forceful police tactics, including at a Catholic church, caught on camera and uploaded to social media.
Oct 23, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- Amid continued controversy surrounding large-scale political protests in Hong Kong, and fears of a crackdown by the Communist Chinese government, Catholic leaders are echoing protesters’ calls for an independent inquiry into alleged police brutality.
Aug 16, 2019 - 05:47 pm .- The acting president of the Hong Kong Federation of Catholic Students told CNA this week that he would like to see Catholics and other Christians take on a larger role in ongoing protests against the government, amid fears of a crackdown by Chinese authorities.
Jun 17, 2019 - 03:52 pm .- Though a proposed change to extradition laws in Hong Kong is on hold for now, Christian leaders and advocacy groups are continuing to speak out, warning that under the proposal those in Hong Kong who support Chinese Christians could be unjustly brought to mainland China for trial.
Jan 4, 2019 - 02:33 pm .- Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung of Hong Kong died in hospital Thursday at the age of 73, after suffering liver failure due to cirrhosis.
Jul 2, 2018 - 05:29 pm .- The Catholic Church in Hong Kong is called to speak out in case of injustices, but it does not compete with the government, the bishop of the Chinese territory told CNA on the occasion of his ad limina visit to Rome.