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Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Most Reverend
Religious style Bishop
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Francis Hsu Chen-Ping simplified Chinese: 徐诚斌traditional Chinese: 徐誠斌; ||pinyin]]: Xú Chéngbīn; (20 February 1920 – 23 May 1973), was a Chinese clergyman. He was the third bishop, (the first Chinese one), of the Hong Kong Catholic diocese.

Born in a Methodist family in Shanghai, Hsu he joined the Catholic Church when he was teaching at a National Central University in Nanking between 1944 and 1947. He studied at University of St. John in Shanghai in 1936. He was awarded Master of Arts from Oxford University, England.

Tsu escaped to Hong Kong in 1950 after the Kuomintang left mainland China. He was later ordained a Priest in Rome on 14 March 1959. Tsu was the editor of Kung Kao Po, a Catholic newspaper in Hong Kong, from 1959 to 1965. On 1 July 1967, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Hong Kong and Titular Bishop of Orrea. After the resignation of Lorenzo Bianchi, he was appointed bishop of Hong Kong.

Tsu died in Hong Kong on 23 May 1973 from heart disease.

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Preceded by
Lorenzo Bianchi
Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong
1969 – 1973
Succeeded by
Peter Lei
zh:徐诚斌

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