Peter Lei

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The Most Reverend
Peter Lei
Bishop of Hong Kong
Diocese Hong Kong
Installed 22 April 1974
Term ended 23 July 1974
Predecessor Francis Hsu
Successor John Wu
Ordination 6 July, 1952
Consecration 8 September, 1971
by Francis Hsu
Personal details
Born (1922-03-29)29 March 1922
Guangzhou, Republic of China
Died 23 July 1974(1974-07-23) (aged 52)
British Hong Kong
Denomination Catholic
Residence Hong Kong
Alma mater Regional Seminary of South Chinai
Motto Per Crucem Ad Lucem
Coat of arms Peter Lei's coat of arms
Styles of
Peter Lei
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Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Bishop
Posthumous style none

Lei Wang-Kei Peter 李宏基主教 (March 29, 1922 – July 23, 1974) was the fourth bishop of Hong Kong in the Catholic Church of Hong Kong.

Born in Nam Hoi, Lei was ordained priest on 6 July 1955 and Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Hong Kong 3 July 1971, appointed Titular Bishop of Octaba 8 September 1971.

He was sworn in as the Vicar Capitular on May 23, 1973. Appointed Bishop of Hong Kong on December 21, 1973 and installed on April 22, 1974, he died not long afterwards on July 23, 1974 of sudden heart attack.

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Catholic Church titles
Title last held by
Francis Hsu
Auxiliary Bishop of Hong Kong
Title next held by
John Tong
Preceded by
Francis Hsu
Bishop of Hong Kong
Succeeded by
John Wu