John Cardinal Tong Hon
Posted in Hong Kong Message from our bishop

Family letter from Cardinal Tong under the pandemic

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has worsened. The doctors, nurses…

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Video message from Cardinal Tong on the resumption of Masses

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtMZrlbXQTk Dear brothers and sisters, May the peace of our Lord be with you. In the past few months, because Read more

Easter Pastoral Letter 2020
John Cardinal Tong of Hong Kong. Photo: Robi Gallardo

Facing the epidemic with faith, hope and love Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, “Peace be with you!” (Luke Read more

Lenten message from our apostolic administrator
John Cardinal Tong Hon

Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, The Church is preparing to celebrate Lent, a time of renewal and grace Read more

Video message from Cardinal Tong on the temporary suspension of Masses

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Father Thomas Law demonstrates how to place the face mask on a clean tray covered with tissue when a priest needs to remove it to take Communion at the altar.
Posted in Hong Kong

Diocese steps up measures to cope with Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

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Vietnamese bishops urge Christian love in facing coronavirus threat
Sister of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh, attend fasting and Eucharist adoration at their chapel on February 7. Photo: UCAN/ courtesy of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh

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Coronavirus forces restrictions in Singapore
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Catholic charity appeals for help amid China’s medical shortage
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Sister of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh, attend fasting and Eucharist adoration at their chapel on February 7. Photo: UCAN/ courtesy of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh
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Vietnamese bishops urge Christian love in facing coronavirus threat

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Diocese steps up measures to cope with Wuhan coronavirus outbreak
Father Thomas Law demonstrates how to place the face mask on a clean tray covered with tissue when a priest needs to remove it to take Communion at the altar.

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Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, addressed his people’s concerns over the country’s response to the Wuhan coronavirus in a video broadcast on February 8. Screen capture off YouTube

SINGAPORE (UCAN): Religious leaders in Singapore have put restrictions on rituals and celebrations after the city state reported 30 confirmed Read more

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A passenger outside the Shanghai railway station on February 2. Photo: CNS/Reuters

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A passenger outside the Shanghai railway station on February 2. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Catholic charity appeals for help amid China’s medical shortage

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Volunteers in personal protection equipment disinfect a residential compound in Wuhan. Photo: CNS/China Daily via Reuters

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Diocese steps up measures to cope with Wuhan coronavirus outbreak
Father Thomas Law demonstrates how to place the face mask on a clean tray covered with tissue when a priest needs to remove it to take Communion at the altar.

HONG KONG (SE): Priests, pastoral care workers and parish representatives gathered to look into the precautions they should take during Read more

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Sister of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh, attend fasting and Eucharist adoration at their chapel on February 7. Photo: UCAN/ courtesy of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh

HANOI (UCAN): Bishops in Vietnam asked Catholics to live out their Christian faith in the fight against the Wuhan coronavirus Read more

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Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, addressed his people’s concerns over the country’s response to the Wuhan coronavirus in a video broadcast on February 8. Screen capture off YouTube

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Father Thomas Law demonstrates how to place the face mask on a clean tray covered with tissue when a priest needs to remove it to take Communion at the altar.

HONG KONG (SE): Priests, pastoral care workers and parish representatives gathered to look into the precautions they should take during Read more

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Sister of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh, attend fasting and Eucharist adoration at their chapel on February 7. Photo: UCAN/ courtesy of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh

HANOI (UCAN): Bishops in Vietnam asked Catholics to live out their Christian faith in the fight against the Wuhan coronavirus Read more

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A passenger outside the Shanghai railway station on February 2. Photo: CNS/Reuters

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