Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Church in Hong Kong’

Church in Hong Kong existing like plants in pavement cracks

Thursday, June 16th, 2022
Church in Hong Kong like plants in pavement cracks

The Bishop of Hong Kong has likened the existence of the Church in the former British colony to plants growing in pavement cracks. Bishop Stephen Chow commented in the Sunday Examiner that these plants “are proofs of the amazing power of life that comes from the Creator. How can they grow up in such a Read more

Cardinal Zen’s arrest keeps people scared

Monday, May 16th, 2022
Chinese Catholics fear worse

Catholics from mainland China fear the arrest of Cardinal Joseph Zen in Hong Kong is an act of intimidation and a sign of hardening attitudes by authorities. Cardinal Zen, 90, is one of four people detained for being associated with a now-defunct fund that helped protesters in financial need. The fund was set up to Read more

Church demands end to Bejing pro-democracy arrests

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

The Catholic Church in Hong Kong is demanding an end to a police harrassment of pro-democracy activists. The Church says the political repression of those demanding democratic rights in the China-administered region is wrong. Hong Kong police arrested 15 pro-democracy activists last weekend, including former legislators because of their roles in Hong Kong’s mass protests Read more