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Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung
Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung
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Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung
12/F, Catholic Diocese Centre, 12/F, 16, Caine Road, Hong Kong
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Pope Francis on Nov. 13, 2106 appointed Auxiliary Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung of Hong Kong to the rank of Coadjutor Bishop of the diocese. Nominated Bishop of Hong Kong on 01.08.2017.

Bishop Yeung was born in Shanghai on 1 December 1945 in a Catholic family and arrived in Hong Kong when he was four.

He worked in a business firm, before entering the seminary in Hong Kong at 26 years of age.

He was ordained a priest on June 10, 1978. He completed studies in communication (Syracuse, USA) and in philosophy and education (Harvard, USA).

Since August 2003 he has been head of the local Caritas and Vicar General since 2009. He was ordained auxiliary bishop in August 2014.

Bishop Yeung, will succeed Hong Kong Bishop, Cardinal John Tong Hon. He completed 75, canonical age of retirement three years ago in 2013.

Cardinal Tong's tenure is for another three years until 2017.
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