Yeung was appointed head of the Catholic diocese in Hong Kong over a year ago. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong Catholics mourn their leader Michael Yeung Ming-cheung who died at age 73

  • Earlier media statement said he suffered liver failure due to cirrhosis, and news of his imminent death circulated on social media on Wednesday night
  • Yeung, who succeeded Cardinal John Tong Hon as the head of the city’s Catholic diocese, was named to his post by Pope Francis in August 2017
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Yeung was appointed head of the Catholic diocese in Hong Kong over a year ago. Photo: Sam Tsang
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