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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Cardinal Tong anoints the hands of Father Pun, signifying that his hands are being prepared for the sacred duties and vessels which will be part of his priestly ministry.
Posted in Hong Kong

Salesian ordained to priesthood

HONG KONG (SE): Salesian Deacon Anthony Pun Ming-chi, was ordained a priest by John Cardinal…

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Salesian Missionary Anthony Pun Ming-chi is ordained priest
Deacon Anthony Pun Ming-chi is ordained a priest through the Imposition of Hands of Cardinal John Tong Hon. - Photo: Kung Kao Po

HONG KONG (SE): Salesian Deacon Anthony Pun Ming-chi, is ordained a priest through the Imposition of Hands of Cardinal John Read more

Salesian to be ordained to priesthood in early July
Reverend Pun was ordained deacon in Rome in 2019.

HONG KONG (SE): Salesian deacon, Reverend Anthony Pun Ming-chi, will be ordained a priest at St. Anthony’s Church, Pokfulam, at Read more

Hong Kong welcomes new priest in the new year
The imposition of hands by Bishop Ha and Cardinal Tong, together with other priests of the diocese, during Father Yan’s ordination on January 4.

Previous Next HONG KONG (SE): Timothy Yan Ho-fung was ordained a priest at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Caine Road, Read more

Letter from Cardinal Zen

To the editor, Being fiercely attacked by the new Dean of the College of Cardinals and thus made notorious worldwide, Read more

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Cardinal Tong (holding the aspergillum), with Cardinal Zen, sprinkling holy water on Audrey Donnithorne’s coffin at St. Joseph’s Church on June 26. Photo: Annie Lam
Posted in Hong Kong

Audrey Donnithorne, steadfast in faith and mission for China

By Annie Lam HONG KONG (SE): The funeral Mass of Audrey Donnithorne (땟搗돠, 1922 to…

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Mass at St. Vincent’s, Hang Hau

Hong Kong (SE): Parishioners observe protection and social distancing protocols at St. Vincent's chapel, Hang Hau, on June 21, as Read more

Remembering Audrey Donnithorne a friend of the Church in China
Audrey Donnithorne

Bernardo Cervellera Audrey Donnithorne, a passionate friend of China and the Church in China, died the Adventist Hospital in Hong Read more

Praying for the Church in China

MAY 24 is the feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians and the World Day of Prayer for the Church Read more

Cathedral loses land as China pushes small businesses
Stalls in front of St. Michael’s Cathedral in Qingdao. Screenshot: UCAN/from a video on ixigua.com

QINGDAO (UCAN): Authorities in Qingdao, Shandong province, eastern China, have allowed dozens of market stalls to be set up in Read more

Book alleges Trump ‘supported’ repression of Uyghurs in China
Two Uyghur boys watch Chinese soldiers standing guard at a roadblock in the city of Urumqi, Xinjiang, in 2019. File photo: CNS/Reuters

As the United States (US) Congress stood against human rights abuses in China, the country’s president, Donald Trump repeatedly overlooked Read more

Remembering a pioneer of Catholic journalism in Asia
From left to right: Father Terrance Mascarenhas of the Society of the Divine Word; Father Bruno Lepeu of the Paris Foreign Missions Society; Father Giorgio Pasini of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME); Father Louis Ha Ke-loon; Father Sergio Ticozzi pime and Father Mario Marazzi pime. Photo: Xinde.org

Father Robert Astorino (1943 to 2020) Maryknoll Father Robert Francis Astorino—bettern known as Father Bob—founder of UCAN (Union of Catholic Read more

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Posted in Hong Kong Message from our bishop

Video message from Cardinal Tong on the resumption of Masses

Dear brothers and sisters, May the peace of our Lord be with you. In the…

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How do you feel about going back to Mass?

I  am grateful that through the guidance of the Lord I am safe from the pandemic. I also thank God Read more

Chancery Notice: Confirmation for Adults; Rite of Acceptance into Order of Catechumens; Mass for the Newly Baptised

Click here to download the PDF file CONFIRMATION FOR ADULTSIn view of the pandemic, Cardinal John TONG has granted every Parish Read more

Masses resume under guidelines
People attending Mass at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Caine Road, on June 1. Signs indicate that they should sit one metre apart from one another.

HONG KONG (SE): As the Diocese of Hong Kong prepared to reopen parishes and Mass centres for public weekday Masses Read more

Chancery Notice: Diocesan pastoral guidelines on the resumption of public Masses

On the basis of the latest relaxed “Group Gathering” measures of the Government to combat the COVID-19 pandemic [see  Prevention Read more

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

Sino-Vatican interaction in the midst of Covid-19 coronavirus

John Cardinal Tong The pandemic segregates and locks down the world Since late 2019, the…

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Vatican and China hold top-level talks

MUNICH (UCAN): Vatican secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Gallagher, and Chinese foreign minister and state counselor, Wang Yi, Read more

Audrey Donnithorne, steadfast in faith and mission for China
Cardinal Tong (holding the aspergillum), with Cardinal Zen, sprinkling holy water on Audrey Donnithorne’s coffin at St. Joseph’s Church on June 26. Photo: Annie Lam

By Annie Lam HONG KONG (SE): The funeral Mass of Audrey Donnithorne (땟搗돠, 1922 to 2020) brought together more a Read more

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

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