With an eye for a Church of the poor

HONG KONG (SE): Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung spoke with a simplicity and honesty about his new position in his first meeting with the media as bishop of the city on August 2.
In a prepared statement, he thanked his predecessor, John Cardinal Tong Hon, for his half a century of service to the people of Hong Kong then quietly outlined care for the last, the least and the lost as his major pastoral priority for the coming years.
But as bishop, he will lead a Church that by self-definition does not exist for its own benefit, but to serve the world and, consequently has responsibilities both to its own members and towards the whole of society in terms of its social outreach and clearly proclaiming its teachings and beliefs, which are representative of a...