Michael Yeung

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Michael Yeung Ming-cheung (Chinese: 楊鳴章, 1 December 1945 – 3 January 2019) was a Chinese Roman Catholic official. He was the 9th Bishop of Hong Kong from 2017 until his death in 2019. He was born in Shanghai, China. On 11 July 2014, Pope Francis appointed him Titular Bishop of Mons in Numidia and named him one of three Auxiliary Bishops of Hong Kong.[1]

Yeung died of liver failure caused by cirrhosis in Hong Kong on 3 January 2019 at the age of 73.[2][3]

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  1. Brockhaus, Hannah (13 November 2016). "Pope Francis appoints new bishop of Hong Kong". Catholic News Agency. Archived from the original on 16 November 2016. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  2. "Hong Kong Catholic leader Michael Yeung Ming-Cheung dead at 73". South China Morning Post. Archived from the original on 2019-01-03. Retrieved 2019-01-03.
  3. "肝硬化致肝衰竭 天主教香港教區主教楊鳴章離世" [Liver failure brought on by cirrhosis, Michael Yeung, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, has passed away]. Apple Daily 蘋果日報 (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2019-01-04. Retrieved 2019-01-03.