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Hong Kong welcomed 3,000 new Catholics at Easter

Catholic World News - April 06, 2010

The Hong Kong diocese, with about 350,000 members, welcomed 3,000 new Catholics into the Church at Easter vigil services. This year's number was unusually high, but the Church in Hong Kong is growing rapidly. Bishop John Tong says: "The mission to bring others to know Jesus is the most important Christian commitment."

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  • Posted by: nphawks2354 - Apr. 06, 2010 6:35 PM ET USA

    Congratulations to the newly baptized and confirmed.

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