Dominic Chan

From small beginnings

Dominic Chan on the roof of his Ngau Tau Kok studio. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Dominic Chan Yun-wai is leaning back in his chair and eyeing his cat, a black and white rescue sitting on his work table. He says he's busy, rising rents are forcing him to move from his studio and office in Ngau Tau Kok to a new shared space a few streets over, but he seems relaxed.

Sunday, 10 March, 2013, 3:05pm

Mainland's pastoral needs are our priority, says cleric

The relationship between the Catholic Church on the mainland and in Hong Kong has reached a new stage a decade after the handover, where religious exchanges can benefit both in church developments, a leader of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese said.

23 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Worries deter would-be priests

The reason fewer young people wish to take up the priesthood today is because people's minds have become more complicated and they have more worries, Father Dominic Chan Chi-ming said.

23 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Zen leaves without securing private meeting with Pope

Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun left Rome for home yesterday without securing a private audience with the Pope.

It had been understood that a meeting was to have been arranged at which Cardinal Zen would brief the pontiff on the situation in China.

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Overweight priests are urged to shed their bad habits

Hong Kong's Catholic priests and nuns have been handed a health warning by the church - it is time to lose weight.

The diocese has launched a health campaign after a survey found that many of its employees were overweight, stressed or suffering from heart disease.

Church leaders say they have been too busy working to take care of their health.

12 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Hundreds of mourners pay final respects

Hundreds of people, including representatives from the Hong Kong government and the Beijing Liaison Office, yesterday signed condolence books in memory of Cardinal Wu.

Catholics began pouring into the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Diocese Centre in Central from 9am to remember the man honoured as a 'humble shepherd'.

25 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Abuse victim had breakdown amid long fight to be heard

A former Catholic school student who was sexually abused by a priest suffered a mental breakdown after the incident.

The man, who identified himself as Ah Him in an interview with TVB Jade News, said he was sexually assaulted by a trainee priest in 1991 and 1992, when he was a 15-year-old student at St Joseph's Boys' school in Kwun Tong Road, in Kowloon Bay.

4 May 2002 - 12:00am