The Catholic bishop of Canton Monsignor Dominic Tang following his release from prison in China. In a Christmas sermon in Hong Kong he preached a message of peace on earth and purity of heart, the Post reported. Photo: SCMP
The Catholic bishop of Canton Monsignor Dominic Tang following his release from prison in China. In a Christmas sermon in Hong Kong he preached a message of peace on earth and purity of heart, the Post reported. Photo: SCMP

‘As a Catholic, I am taught to love’: when bishop jailed 22 years in China was set free, and gave the sermon at a Christmas mass in Hong Kong

  • Having spent 22 years in prison on a charge of being a counter-revolutionary, Monsignor Dominic Tong, the bishop of Canton, was asked if he hated his jailers
  • ‘As a Catholic, I am taught to love,’ he said. His Christmas sermon in Hong Kong had a message of peace on earth and purity of heart, the Post later reported

The Catholic bishop of Canton Monsignor Dominic Tang following his release from prison in China. In a Christmas sermon in Hong Kong he preached a message of peace on earth and purity of heart, the Post reported. Photo: SCMP
The Catholic bishop of Canton Monsignor Dominic Tang following his release from prison in China. In a Christmas sermon in Hong Kong he preached a message of peace on earth and purity of heart, the Post reported. Photo: SCMP
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