Peter Lei

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His Excellency, The Most Reverend

Peter Lei
Bishop of Hong Kong
DioceseHong Kong
Installed22 April 1974
Term ended23 July 1974
PredecessorFrancis Hsu
SuccessorJohn Baptist Wu
Ordination6 July 1952
Consecration8 September 1971
by Francis Hsu
Personal details
Born(1922-03-29)29 March 1922
Guangzhou, Republic of China
Died23 July 1974(1974-07-23) (aged 52)
St Paul's Hospital, Causeway Bay, British Hong Kong
BuriedCrypt at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Hong Kong
NationalityCitizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies
ResidenceHong Kong
Previous post
  • Auxiliary Bishop of Hong Kong (1971–1973)
  • Titular Bishop of Octaba (1971–1973)
Alma materRegional Seminary of South China
MottoPer Crucem Ad Lucem
Coat of armsPeter Lei's coat of arms
Styles of
Peter Lei
Coat of arms of Peter Lei Wang Kei.svg
Reference styleHis Excellency
The Most Reverend
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleBishop
Posthumous stylenone

Peter Lei Wang-Kei 李宏基主教 (March 29, 1922 – July 23, 1974) was the fourth Roman Catholic bishop 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 Hon
Preceded by
Francis Hsu
Bishop of Hong Kong
Succeeded by
John Baptist Wu
Preceded by
Ernesto Sena de Oliveira
Bishop of Octaba
Succeeded by
David Edward Foley