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Commissioned to protect life

HONG KONG (SE): At a Mass celebrated at the cathedral on May 31 to mark Pro-Life Day, the bishop of Hong Kong, John Cardinal Tong Hon, challenged all organisations in the diocese to be promoters of life.
 
It is the first time that the diocese has formally marked Pro-Life Day. In his message, which was published at the end of April, the cardinal stressed that human life should be protected from the moment of conception to the moment of natural death.
 

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Walking in faith with the bereaved

HONG KONG (SE): The Diocesan Pastoral Commission for Marriage and the Family launched a support programme for bereaved families in January this year.

Run by volunteers who have received training in journeying with people who are mourning a loved one, it is designed to take the bereavement ministry in many parishes a step further.

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Prioritising marriage and family life

HONG KONG (SE): The diocese of Hong Kong is putting marriage and family high on its pastoral priority list for this year and has scheduled a series of formation activities that are set to be launched by the Diocesan Pastoral Commission for Marriage and the Family.

In his Advent message for last Christmas published on November 20, John Cardinal Tong Hon declared that the pastoral priority for the diocese this year will be Care for marriage, family and life: Study and live out The Joy of Love.

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