Peter Kwong (bishop)
|Archbishop Emeritus of Hong Kong|
|Province||Hong Kong Anglican Church|
|Diocese||Diocese of Hong Kong Island|
|Term ended||January 2007|
|Predecessor||N/A (post created)|
|Other posts||Archbishop of Hong Kong|
Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong Island
Bishop of Hong Kong Island
Bishop of Hong Kong and Macao
|Born||1936 (age 82–83)|
Chung Chi College
Archbishop Peter Kwong Kong-kit Chinese: 鄺廣傑) (born 1936) was the first Primate of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (i.e. the Anglican Church), Archbishop of Hong Kong and Bishop of the Diocese of Hong Kong Island following the establishment of the Anglican Communion's Province of Hong Kong after the Handover. He was the first Chinese bishop of the diocese of Hong Kong and Macao.(
Kwong was the chaplain of Chung Chi College and lectured at the Chinese University of Hong Kong until he was appointed diocesan secretary in 1979. In 1981 he became the Bishop of Hong Kong and Macao. Kwong was installed as the first Chinese archbishop of the Anglican Church on 25 October 1998.
His contributions to the community of Hong Kong are wide and varied. He participated in the discussions leading up to the reunification of Hong Kong with the Mainland through the Consultative Committee for the Basic Law, the Preparatory Committee for the SAR and the Selection Committee. He was Advisor on Hong Kong Affairs between 1992 and 1997. After the Handover he became a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
He is advisor to the Amity Foundation of China, Vice-President of the Church Missionary Society and patron of the Comfort Care Concern Group, an organisation for the terminally ill. He has been awarded the degree Doctor of Divinity honoris causa by Kenyon College, Bexley Hall and, in 2000, the University of Hong Kong.
In 2007 Kwong was succeeded by the new Archbishop and Primate, the Most Revd Paul Kwong.
- "The Right Reverend Peter Kwong." Anglicans Online. Society of Archbishop Justus. 1998. Updated 2007-04-15. Retrieved 2017-06-16.
- Chan, MMM (2000). "The Most Rev Peter KWONG Kong Kit". 159th Honorary Degrees Congregation (citation). University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
- Diocese of Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican) - Clergy
|Anglican Communion titles|
| Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Hong Kong and Macao
|New creation|| Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Hong Kong Island
| Archbishop of Hong Kong|
| Primate of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui|