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Hong Kong Diocese should re-evaluate relations with China's ruling communists

Hong Kong's Catholic Church: Which way forward?

Newly appointed Bishop Michael Yeung of Hong Kong  poses for photographers at a press conference on Aug. 2. The new head of the Hong Kong Diocese said he was willing to act as a "bridge" between Chinese authorities and the Vatican. (Photo by Isaac Lawrence/AFP)

Yan-ho Lai, Hong Kong
Hong Kong

August 11, 2017

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A harsh speech last month by visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on national political supremacy in Hong Kong, as well as a now annual protest rally, drew international attention to the 20th anniversary of sovereignty passing from Britain back to China.

Xi made it clear that, despite a longstanding 'one country, two systems' pledge, threats to national security or the authority of the central government would not be tolerated.

The message was that the constitutional foundation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region must not exclude China's Constitution, which it regards as the fundamental law.

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