Pope Francis has appointed Jesuit Father Stephen Chow as the next bishop of Hong Kong. Bishop-elect Chow, 61, has served as the provincial of the Jesuits’ Chinese Province since 2018. In that role, he led the Jesuit order in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China as the Vatican-China deal was first signed and during the crackdown on Hong Kong’s democracy protest movement.
Ending two-year vacancy, Pope picks Father Stephen Chow, Jesuit provincial of China, as next Bishop of Hong Kong…
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