千人燭光遊行 天主教為港祈禱 1000 Join Candlelight Parade – Catholics Pray for Hong Kong
千人參加香港天主教燭光遊行暨祈禱會，要求政府回應民間訴求，撤回《逃犯條例》，成立獨立調查委員會以及重啟政改。… Continue reading
On 8 August, About 1,000 people participated in the “Candlelight in Darkness to See the Truth” parade and prayer meeting, organised by Hong Kong Catholic Justice and Peace Commission, the Hong Kong Catholic Association, and others, marching from the front of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, to the Court of Final Appeal.
They ask the government to respond to the demands of the people, withdraw fugitive offenders amendments, set up an independent commission of inquiry and restart political reform. The crowd flooded the space outside the Court of Final Appeal and half of Statue Square.
Bishop Joseph Ha Chi-shing of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, prayed for officials. He said that Chief Executive Carrie Lam and other officials are responsible for the many violent clashes caused by the anti-extradition turmoil, Hong Kong society was tanking, the public’s demands were ignored by the government’s appeal to the public was ignored.