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Funeral of unofficial bishop tightly controlled

HONG KONG (UCAN): The funeral of Bishop Stephen Li Side of the unofficial community of Tianjin, was celebrated on June 10 under strict government control. The bishop, who was 92-years-old, suffered a stroke in mid-May and was admitted to a hospital in Ji County. He died on June 8.
 

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A lavish funeral for a simple priest

CEBU (SE): Although the police in Cebu City had made what they described as adequate security arrangements to accommodate around 5,000 to 10,000 people anticipated to attend the funeral Mass of the late Ricardo Cardinal Vidal scheduled to take place at 8.00am on October 26, the estimated 55,000 that turned up even took Church officials by surprise.
 

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