Cardinal Joseph Zen, SDB

Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong


Cardinal Zen (born in Shanghai, China, 1932) served as the Coadjutor Bishop of Hong Kong (1996–2002) and then as a Bishop (2002–2009), named Cardinal in 2006. Cardinal Zen graduated from the Salesian Pontifical University in philosophy and theology, taught philosophy and theology in seminaries (Hong Kong and mainland China). He is a member of the Salesians Society of Don Bosco and has also served as the Provincial Superior (1978–1983).