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HONG KONG (SE): As he gathered with the priests, deacons, people and religious of his diocese at the Chrism Mass on the morning of April 13, Holy Thursday, the bishop of Hong Kong, John Cardinal Tong Hon, invited the priests and deacons to renew the vows of their ordination.

With retirement on the cards by the end of July for Cardinal Tong, it was the last occasion on which he would stand among his people at Easter as a sign of the unity of the diocese and to bless the oils that will be used during the year for the administration of the sacraments.

By the end of July he will step aside to allow his...