ASIA/HONG KONG - People with mental disabilities deserve all the love we can give them, says Auxiliary Bishop of Hong Kong Bishop John Tong Hon at the inauguration of a new Catholic Care Home

Monday, 17 May 2004

Hong Kong (Fides Service) - In his address for the opening of a new Catholic Care Home for people with mental disabilities in Hong Kong on May 10, Auxiliary Bishop John Tong Hon of Kong Kong underlined the hidden value of suffering and urged those present to sustain the sick and the people who care for them with prayer: our brothers and sisters suffering from mental disabilities are signs of love. They are not only persons who deserve compassion and care, they are bearers of special values in the life of the community. Moreover they, their families and those taking care of the patients need the strength of the Spirit of the Lord and they also need the support of the whole community”. (Agenzia Fides 17/05/2004 Lines: 12 Words: 128)