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Hong Kong needs a miracle, says retired cardinal

(Photo: Unsplash/Ryan McManimie)As Beijing continues to tighten its control of Hong Kong, Cardinal Joseph Zen says the former British colony needs a miracle. The retired Archbishop of Hong Kong and outspoken critic of the Chinese Communist Party told Crux that he was "very worried" about developments in the territory as Beijing pursues a new national security law. "We... Read more

Beijing sets its sights on Hong Kong

Turbulent times lie ahead for Hong Kong(Photo: Unsplash/Joshua J Cotten)Just about a year ago, voters in Hong Kong sent a loud and clear message to Beijing: They would not lose the freedoms they enjoyed. In fact, pro-democracy forces there won 389 of 452 parliamentary seats in that election more than 3x their previous total. Even more,... Read more