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

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