Beloved Cardinal Joseph Zen, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

Beloved Cardinal Joseph Zen, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

Communist Chinese crackdown in once-free Hong Kong continues to brutally intensify as beloved, 90-year-old Cardinal Joseph Zen, the retired former archbishop of Hong Kong, and others were arrested Wednesday in Hong Kong “on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security.” Although early morning reports today indicate the cardinal has been released on…

Man of Courage: Hong Kong Media tycoon Jimmy Lai gets 13 months jail for Tiananmen vigil

Man of Courage: Hong Kong Media tycoon Jimmy Lai gets 13 months jail for Tiananmen vigil

BBC—Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai has been sentenced to 13 months in jail for participating in a vigil marking the 1989 Tiananmen massacre in Beijing. He was not alone. The 74-year-old was found guilty last week of inciting others to take part in an unlawful assembly. He was among thousands who defied a ban…

Why is a Giraffe is Prominent in Coat of Arms of the Next Bishop of Hong Kong?

Why is a Giraffe is Prominent in Coat of Arms of the Next Bishop of Hong Kong?

CNA—Hong Kong is famous for having long been one of the most densely populated urban areas in the world. It is one of the last places on earth one would expect to find a giraffe. Yet for the incoming bishop of Hong Kong, the animal from the African savannah has significant symbolic value, so much…

Catholic Business Leaders in Hong Kong, China: Absolute Inspiration!

Catholic Business Leaders in Hong Kong, China: Absolute Inspiration!

Catholics make up only 12% of the population in Hong Kong. Yet these 12% are making a big difference for the sake of the greater good in the once free and thriving city, now oppressed by Communist China’s rule. You may not know their names or faces, but among this 12%, there are countless Catholic…

Meet The Self-Made Billionaire Who Is Sacrificing It All For God

Meet The Self-Made Billionaire Who Is Sacrificing It All For God

The Federalist—In Hong Kong right now, Jimmy Lai is sacrificing all — his fortune and possibly his life — for his God, his fellow man, and for freedom. Lai is a billionaire, although he wasn’t always one. Born two years before the Communists defeated the nationalists in China’s civil war, his father fled and his…

Jimmy Lai, a Man for All Seasons

WSJ—(see link below) – Taped on the wall by my desk is a photo of Jimmy Lai in handcuffs. It was taken a week ago, the day 200 Hong Kong police raided his Apple Daily newspaper and arrested him. It is my most treasured photo of Jimmy, who also happens to be my godson, having…

Catholics march for peace in Hong Kong as unrest continues

Catholics march for peace in Hong Kong as unrest continues

13 Aug 2019—Protestors are at Hong Kong airport again today leading to another potential day of chaos. Large protests started in response to a proposed extradition bill, which has now been suspended, but have evolved into a more demanding pro-democracy movement. Meanwhile, over 1,000 Catholics have marched for peace in the city as mass unrest…