CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 17 August 2019

HONG KONG (SE): The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China issued a statement on August 12 condemning the excessive force used by the police in their operations to disperse and arrest protesters on August 11, which it believes shows a lack of concern for public safety.
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HONG KONG (UCAN): Chinese state media in Hong Kong accused Catholics in Hong Kong of supporting protesters in the increasingly violent unrest arising from the government’s now-suspended extradition bill.
 
A video was posted on the Internet showing eight students taking...

HONG KONG (SE): Over 1,200 people marched from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Caine Road, to the Court of Final Appeal, Central, on August 8 in a candlelight rally to pray for justice and peace in society amid the present crisis in Hong Kong caused by the now-suspended extradition...

HONG KONG (SE): The groundbreaking ceremony of a project to revitalise the old Dairy Farm Senior Staff Quarters in Pokfulam, and turn it into a living museum was held on July 29. The project is run by Caritas Hong Kong in cooperation with Pokfulam Village Cultural Landscape Conservation Limited...

HONG KONG (SE): There were 231 attendees at a workshop designed to help people deal with their feelings and conflicts with family or friends due to differing views about the extradition bill and related issues. It was held at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Shek Kip Mei, on August 4. 
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HONG KONG (SE): Anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong reached a new peak as what should have been only a three-day sit-in protest at the arrivals hall of Hong Kong International Airport, ending on August 11, grew to a point where the Airport Authority was forced to shut down operations on...