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  1. The cleric who showed people they had power

    Posted Jun 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by leading street demonstrations that provided a 'people power' backdrop to the military overthrow of Joseph Estrada, whom he accused of immorality. The ousted leader was a favourite ...

  2. Fundamentally more fun

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... the overthrow of president Joseph Estrada by flipping through the Bible and following the quotation the finger fell on- not the sort of decision-making process you'd find in a secular state. ...

  3. Pot calls kettle black in education row

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in several newspapers urging the government not to introduce national education in September. Among the signatories were the usual suspects, including Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, bishop emeritus ...

  4. Mainland selection could spark new Vatican rift

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Beijing plans to select a new leader for the controversial body that controls the mainland's official Catholic Church, again raising the issue of mainland bishops being unilaterally ordained without the Pope's consent. Joseph Ma Yinglin, the bishop of Yunnan's Kunming diocese, who was excommunicated by the Holy See in 2006 for being ordained without ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why are London barristers calling Hong Kong Treasure Island?

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn howard.winn@scmp.com We hear that the prosecutions division has agreed to record-breaking fees for British barrister David Perry QC, Joseph Tse SC and a team of junior barristers to prosecute next year's corruption trial of Rafael Hui Si-yan, Raymond Kwok Ping-luen and Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong, and two others, which could last for up to a year. The precise fees ...

  6. Democracy? Not in my schoolyard!

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com The Catholic Church, under the former leadership of the intransigent Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, has been badly misled. It tried to sue the government to resist introducing much-needed reform in aided schools and is now getting its just deserts. Not only did it lose its marathon case in the highest court last October, the same court has now ordered it to pay ...

  7. News - World - CATHOLIC CHURCH

    Pope Francis calls for a poor church for the poor

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Francis's inauguration mass will take place on Tuesday - the Feast of St Joseph, the patron saint of the universal church. He has urged the faithful in Argentina not to travel to Italy for the mass ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    Will Pope Francis visit China? And, if so, in whose dress?

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... history by becoming the first Hongkonger to vote for a pope. Who he voted for is unknown. Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, the former head of the diocese, said there was no need for Tong ...

  9. God-awful fears freeze school reform

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Making the Anglican and Catholic churches open up their schools and become more accountable to parents is like trying to pull teeth from their ageing leaders. After the Catholics lost their case in the Court of Final Appeal, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun staged a quasi-hunger strike. Now the Anglicans have threatened to delay implementing ...

  10. Hunger strike over, fire in his belly

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Catholic Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze- kiun marked the end of his three-day hunger strike yesterday by praying with supporters outside the Salesian Community ... Joseph Zen to promote his causes ...




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