The Pope appoints Bishop Michael Ming Cheung Yeung as Coadjutor Bishop of Hong Kong

The Holy See announces on 13th November 2016, Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Michael Ming Cheung Yeung as Coadjutor Bishop of Hong Kong, with immediate effect.


According to Canon Law, the Coadjutor Bishop of a diocese enjoys the right of succession. This means Bishop Michael Yeung would automatically become the successor to Cardinal John Tong Hon, the current Bishop of Hong Kong, once the latter goes into formal retirement.


Bishop Michael Yeung will be meeting the media on 14th November, 2016 after the graduation ceremony of Caritas Institute of Higher Education.


Details of media conference as follows:
Date:        14th November, 2016
Time:        5:30 pm
Venue:     Room 930, Tseung Kwan O Campus, Caritas Institute of Higher Education
                 18 Chui Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O (Tiu Keng Leng MTR Station)



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Announcement of appointment by Monsignor Ante Jozic,

Representative of the Holy See in Hong Kong

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Announcement of appointment by Rev. Lawrence Lee,

Chancellor of the Diocese of Hong Kong (Cantonese)

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A speech by Most Rev. Michael Yeung,

Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Hong Kong,

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