Bishop urges UK government to show solidarity with people of Hong Kong

(Photo: Reuters)A senior Catholic official is calling on the UK Government to stand in solidarity with the people of Hong Kong amid concerns over Beijing's proposed national security law.Bishop Declan Lang, who chairs the Catholic Bishops' Conference Department of International Affairs, made the call in a letter to the Foreign Secretary in which he said... 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