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Nota Bene Sept. 7, 2017

Hong Kong cardinal visits Vancouver

By Agnieszka Krawczynski

Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, welcomes Cardinal Joseph Zen to Vancouver. The two discussed the relations between China and the Vatican Aug. 31 at the John Paul II Pastoral Centre. (Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic)

VANCOUVER—Cardinal Joseph Zen, who retired as bishop of Hong Kong in 2009, had a series of visits and talks with local Catholics during a recent visit to Vancouver.

He discussed the Vatican's relations with China with Archbishop J. Michael Miller Aug. 31. He also visited Canadian Martyrs Parish Sept. 2 to give a presentation, celebrate Mass, and sit down for a community dinner.

Cardinal Zen visits Canadian Martyrs.
Cardinal Zen concelebrates Mass.
Cardinal Zen at Canadian Martyrs. (Photo by Joseph Ha)
Cardinal Zen at Canadian Martyrs. (Photo by Joseph Ha)