Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/05/14

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto (AP)

Cardinal Thomas Collins has urged Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau to reconsider his decision to ban pro-lifers from standing as party candidates (full text).

Pope Francis has cancelled his visit to the Shrine of Divine Love this Sunday to lighten his schedule as he prepares to visit the Holy Land.

A “major announcement” about the Cause of Archbishop Oscar Romero is expected this Sunday.

Indian Jesuit theologian Fr Michael Amaladoss is engaged in “a dialogue” with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, his superior has said.

Fr Bernardo Cervellera argues that western sanctions against Iran are creating a humanitarian crisis.

Sophie Caldecott explains how her father taught her “that love is stronger than death“.

And Antonio Banderas is a leading candidate to play Pope Francis in the new film Call Me Francesco.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.


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