Cardinal John Tong Hon,

Apostolic Administrator-Bishop Emeritus


 

Born in Hong Kong 31 July 1939;

Ordained priest 6 January 1966;

Appointed Vicar General of the Diocese 1992;

Episcopal ordination 9 December 1996;

Appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Hong Kong 30 January 2008;

Installed as Bishop of Hong Kong 15 April 2009;

Appointment as Cardinal announced by Pope Benedict XVI 6 January 2012;

Elevated a Cardinal 18 February 2012;

 Bishop Emeritus 2017;

Appointed Apostolic Administrator 5 January 2019.