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Blessing of the legal profession

HONG KONG (SE): Around 100 people from the legal profession gathered for a celebration of the opening of the Legal Year on January 9 at St. John’s Cathedral at which they prayed for justice and the rule of law.

Presided over by Archbishop Paul Kwong and John Cardinal Tong Hon, the ceremony was arranged for the same day on which local judicial officers mark the beginning of the legal year at City Hall.

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Ecumenical prayer opens legal year

HONG KONG (SE): Around 100 members of the legal fraternity gathered to pray for the implementation of justice, fairness and mercy at an ecumenical service led by John Cardinal Tong Hon and Bishop Andrew Chan Au-ming, from the Anglican Communion, at St Joseph’s in Central on January 11 to mark the opening of the legal year.

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