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Democracy is product of love

HONG KONG (SE): Even before we pursue democracy for our country, we seek to build a society that is faithful to God, Bishop Joseph Ha Chi-shing told a prayer gathering at the kiosk in Victoria Park on the evening of June 4.
 
Speaking prior to the annual candlelight vigil in remembrance of those who died before the guns of China’s military in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 28 years ago, he said that some may have lost hope because there has been no democratic progress, but before democracy must come love for God and country.

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Change cannot happen without remembering

HONG KONG (SE): “We must wake up and identify ourselves as Chinese people,” the former bishop of Hong Kong, Joseph Cardinal Zen Ze-Kiun, told around 300 people gathered to pray at Victoria Park on the anniversary of those who died  at Tiananmen Square on 4 June 1989.

He said that the matter is far from being resolved, as to date no responsibility on the part of the government has been admitted and there has never been an apology.

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