Diocese of Hong Kong

Cardinal Joseph Zen. | Bohumil Petrik

Hong Kong Court Convicts Cardinal Zen and Five Other Democracy Advocates

Nov 25, 2022

Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others were found guilty on Friday of failing to register a fund that helped pay for the legal fees and medical treatments of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters.

Cardinal Joseph Zen, the former bishop of Hong Kong, pictured on Feb. 18, 2021. | Yung Chi Wai Derek/Shutterstock.

Verdict in Cardinal Zen’s Trial Expected on Friday

Nov 19, 2022

Days after Cardinal Joseph Zen’s defense lawyer made his closing arguments in the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Court, one of the pro-democracy advocates on trial with Zen was arrested under Hong Kong’s national security law.

Cardinal Joseph Zen. | Yung Chi Wai Derek/Shutterstock.

Hong Kong Cardinal's Second Day in Court: Magistrate Rules There is Sufficient Evidence

Sep 28, 2022

On Tuesday, Cardinal Joseph Zen’s second day in court in Hong Kong, five witnesses were cross-examined and the magistrate ruled that there was sufficient evidence to justify a trial.

Cardinal Joseph Zen, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong. Yung Chi Wai Derek/Shutterstock.

Cardinal Zen of Hong Kong to Stand Trial in September Over Role with Pro-democracy Fund

Aug 11, 2022

Cardinal Joseph Zen is set to stand trial next month, along with four other people, in connection to his role as a trustee of a pro-democracy legal fund.

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun departs the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014. Bohumil Petrik/CNA.

Cardinal Zen Appears in Court in Hong Kong, Enters Plea of Not Guilty Alongside Co-accused

May 24, 2022

The date set for Cardinal Zen’s trial is Sept. 19.