Pope names new bishop of Hong Kong

Posted August 2, 2017 11:52 pm by Staff Reporter

A new bishop has taken over the Diocese of Hong Kong in continental China, reports Vatican Radio. Coadjutor Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung of Hong Kong becomes bishop as Pope Francis accepts the resignation of Cardinal John Tong Hon, who submitted his resignation upon reaching the canonical retirement age of 75 three years ago. Pope Francis appointed Bishop Yeung, 71, as Auxiliary Bishop of Hong…

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