French priest to receive Taiwan citizenship

Father Yves Moal has spent 50 years in Taiwan

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/03/22
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – French Catholic missionary Yves Moal will soon receive a

The Reverend Yves Moal in 2016. (By Central News Agency)

Taiwanese passport while being able to keep his original nationality, 50 years after arriving in the country, reports said Wednesday.

Moal, who is known as Liu Yi-feng (劉一峰) in Mandarin, visited a police station in Yuli, Hualien County, Wednesday to apply for the proof of good behavior or police criminal record certificate which would allow him to apply for Taiwanese citizenship, reports said.

The local police chief described the Frenchman as a “good neighbor” and thanked him for his constant efforts helping to find work for the homeless, drug addicts and other groups, reports said.    [FULL  STORY]

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