Francis Tong Hui, Chinese clandestine Roman Catholic prelate, Died at 83


Francis Tong Hui was born on August 15, 1933, in Lintong District and died on October 27, 2016.

He was a Chinese clandestine Roman Catholic bishop.

He was clandestinly ordained to the priesthood in December 23, 1956.

Francis Tong Hui was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour on March 1965 and freed on January 1980.

Francis Tong Hui was Coadjutor Bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Yan’an from 1992 and was consecrated in 1994.

Hui served as a Diocesan Bishop the same Diocese from 1999 to 2011.

Francis Tong Hui passed away at 83 years old.