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A half-way house in Cheung Chau

HONG KONG (SE): A constant visitor to the prisons of Hong Kong, Father John Wotherspoon, has become the inspiration behind the opening of the Mercy Centre, a half-way house for people who have been released from prison and facing difficulties in reestablishing themselves in society.
 
The Australian Oblate of Mary Immaculate priest is a well-known personality among the non-Chinese prison population of Hong Kong and has been a constant campaigner for foreign prisoners, most of whom he says have been convicted of smuggling drugs.
 

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Marian fiesta at Cheung Chau

HONG KONG (SE): A procession in honour of the Holy Cross and Our Lady of Fatima organised by Our Lady of Fatima parish in Cheung Chau and the ad hoc committee of the Jubilee of Mercy was held on October 9. 

Led by John Cardinal Tong Hon and Bishop Joseph Ha Chi-shing, the aim of the day was to pray for the Cheung Chau community, Hong Kong and China.

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