» 07/17/2012, 00.00
HONG KONG - CHINA
Card Zen and Hong Kong Catholics pray for Mgr Daqin and the suffering Church in China
Before Mass at St. Margaret's Catholic Church, 200 people recited the rosary in front of the China Liaison Office, calling for the release of jailed bishops and priests. Card Zen, who slammed the government for its unwarranted interference in religious affairs, also criticised Church officials who become slaves to benefits and rewards.
20/02/2010 HONG KONG
Graves desecrated at the Catholic cemetery in Happy Valley
The bishops of Hong Kong, many of the PIME missionaries, people of culture and politics are buried in the holy place. Damaging graves is a grave offence to Chinese culture and Catholicism.
15/10/2010 HONG KONG – CHINA
Via Crucis for the persecuted will be held in Hong Kong
A prayer vigil for jailed bishops and priests and religious freedom in China will be held tomorrow in the territory as the Diocese’s Justice and Peace Commission prevails over reticent authorities. Hong Kong Bishop Tong says Liu’s Nobel Prize “honours the Chinese people” as a whole.
12/07/2011 HONG KONG – CHINA
Hong Kong Catholics protest illicit Episcopal ordinations
A demonstration was staged this morning outside the China Liaison Office in Hong Kong. Local Catholics want the mainland to respect the personal and religious freedom of bishops and the release of prelates seized by the authorities.
24/09/2009 HONG KONG – CHINA
Cardinal Zen calls on China to release imprisoned bishops on its 60th anniversary
The prelate’s proposal is made on the website of the Diocese of Hong Kong. Zen praises Hu’s remarks on promoting democracy and solidarity, urges the Chinese government to hold talks with the Holy See.
01/07/2007 HONG KONG – CHINA – VATICAN
Cardinal Zen: “Pope’s letter to the Chinese Church represents love for truth and his children”
The bishop of Hong Kong, Card Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, hopes that Benedict XVI’s letter to China’s clergy and faithful may be the starting point for a direct dialogue between the local Church and the Beijing government. He stresses the letter’s religious rather than its political tone.
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