Officials restrict funeral after self-immolation
Plainclothes police threatened physical violence, say those that tried to attend
Priest's speech at rally opposing same-sex marriage seen as lacking tact by younger Catholics
Jayaram Jayalalithaa celebrated Christmas with church leaders and supported Christians going for pilgrimage to the Holy Land
Protestants, Catholics urge united front against government's 'war on poor'
Peng Ming died in mysterious circumstances while imprisoned and authorities have not issued a death certificate
Global economic system needs 'fundamental renewal'