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Trappists mark 90 years in China

HONG KONG (SE): The Cistercian monastery of Our Lady of Joy Abbey, on Lantau, marked its 90th anniversary of establishment on April 22 with a Mass concelebrated by Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, together with more than 10 Trappists from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, Macau and Australia.
 

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Algerian martyrs and others recognised

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis has recognised the martyrdom of a bishop, seven Trappist monks and 11 other religious men and women killed by extremists in Algeria between 1993 and 1996, when the country was locked in a 10-year-long armed conflict between government forces and extremist Islamic rebel groups that left tens of thousands of people dead.
 

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