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New bishop of Hong Kong’s realism toward Sino-Vatican relations

Catholics in Hong Kong have a new leader. Monsignor Michael Yeung, 71, officially took over Aug. 5 as ordinary bishop of the local diocese. He was named by Pope Francis to replace retired Cardinal John Tong, 78. Hong Kong’s diocese has played a go-between role between the Vatican and the Catholic community in mainland China since […]