Peter Kwong (bishop)

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The Most Reverend
Peter Kwong
Archbishop Emeritus of Hong Kong
Province Hong Kong Anglican Church
Diocese Diocese of Hong Kong Island
Installed 1981
Term ended January 2007
Predecessor N/A (post created)
Successor Paul Kwong
Other posts Archbishop of Hong Kong
Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong Island
Bishop of Hong Kong Island
Bishop of Hong Kong and Macau
Personal details
Birth name Peter Kwong Kong-kit
Born 1936 (age 79–80)
Hong Kong
Denomination Anglican

Peter Kwong Kong-kit GBS (Traditional Chinese: 鄺廣傑) (born 1936) was the Bishop of Hong Kong and Macau (1981) and, in 1998, was named as the first Archbishop of Hong Kong, Primate of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (i.e. Anglican Church) and Bishop of the Diocese of Hong Kong Island. He is the first Archbishop and Primate of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui following the establishment of the Anglican Province in Hong Kong.

Kwong was chaplain of Chung Chi College and lectured at the Chinese University of Hong Kong until he was appointed diocesan secretary in 1979. 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. Following his retirement in January 2007, he has become the Archbishop Emeritus of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui and the Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Hong Kong Island.[1]

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. In recognition of his work, the University of Hong Kong awarded him the Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa).

In 2007 Kwong was succeeded by the new Archbishop and Primate, the Most Revd Paul Kwong.

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Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Gilbert Baker
Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Hong Kong and Macau
1980–1998
Diocese abolished
New creation Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Hong Kong Island
1998–2006
Succeeded by
Paul Kwong
Archbishop of Hong Kong
1998–2006
Primate of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui
1998–2006
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Lee Ming-kwai
Recipients of the Gold Bauhinia Star
Hong Kong order of precedence
Recipients of the Gold Bauhinia Star
Succeeded by
Marvin Cheung
Recipients of the Gold Bauhinia Star