The editor is flat on his back!

Complications from a severe pinched nerve have necessitated that the editor will be out of commission for at least two weeks. We apologize profusely for this unfortunate interruption especially to our growing list of loyal readers who have come to trust in this publication on a daily basis. While the editor is incapacitated, we invite you to review past columns as we list in this standard issue and encourage you to check on our various reliable new sources provided in our news sources section for the latest news on the Church and the world. We appreciate your prayers, patience and loyalty. May God bless you.

For past editorials by Michael Cain, see our intro for CATHOLIC PewPOINT

For an intro to Thomas A. Drolesky, Ph.D.'s columns, see CHRIST or Chaos

For an intro to Pat Ludwa's columns, see VIEW FROM THE PEW

For an intro to the columns by Cyndi Cain, see SYMPHONY OF SUFFERING

Our call to curb the culture of death. HEROD'S HEROES

For intro to Dr. Frank Joseph columns, see Pro Life Prescriptions

Intro to the columns by Jane and Joe Dalton in their weekly FAITH IN THE FAMILY

For intro to Sister Mary Lucy Astuto's colums, see Sr. Lucy's columns

Archive of the Pope's pronouncements in THE VICAR OF CHRIST SPEAKS

...These and more in this special hiatus issue for
May 7-20, 2001

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  Below we provide the latest news from Catholic World News with the up-to-date ticker. In addition, we proudly refer you to the excellent and reliable DAILYSOURCES available to you by clicking here. They will give you the most up-to-date news you can count on to give you a fair and balanced perspective in respect to the universal Church in helping you separate the wheat from the chaff.

    In the archives of CATHOLIC PewPOINT you'll find a cornucopia of commentaries on recent events in the world and Church by the editor Michael Cain with a hard-hitting, no-nonsense approach that is backed up with solid Church doctrine, Sacred Scripture and common sense. He will resume the editorial started last Friday when he recuperates. For a list of past editorials, see CATHOLIC PewPOINT

   We still have 15 pro-abort politicians who claim to be 'Catholic' yet, through their voting record and action, defy all that the Church and God commands. We promise to have covered them all before Pentecost Sunday. To date we have exposed 57 whom we call "Herod's Heroes" in a special series begun on Ash Wednesday in which we entreat the offenders to repent of their ways and implore the United States Bishops to stand up and be counted. To see those 'Catholic' betrayers - covered so far - who seek to perpetuate the culture of death and slay the innocents, see HEROD'S HEROES

    We are privileged to be able to bring you the brilliance of Thomas A. Droleskey, Ph.D.. whose commentaries clear up confusion whether in politics or the Church. He takes no prisoners when it comes to exposing heresies and abuses in entreating all to know the truth behind the headlines, the truths behind much of Vatican II that contradicts that which was handed down by Popes, Councils and Tradition. For his excellent columns to date, see CHRIST or chaos

  Pat Ludwa provides solid, orthodox common sense and simple apologetics from an informed layman's point of view on the Church today and her teachings. His column usually runs every Monday but is also on hiatus while the editor is recovering. He has a plethora of columns that bring the point home with documentation from Sacred Scripture and pronouncements by Saints, Popes, Church Fathers, as well as traditionalist giants as G.K. Chesterton and Bishop Sheen to name a few. For his insightful columns, see VIEW FROM THE PEW

   In this series you'll find an archives of Soul-searching words from Cyndi Cain pertinent to better understanding how to carry our own individual crosses as well as sharing the roses and thorn of her own life in a cooperative effort with the reader on the path toward holiness. Her columns normally run every Tuesday providing the Holy Spirit so inspires her. For her inspirational columns, see SYMPHONY OF SUFFERING.

  The battle between the culture of life and the insidious culture of death has been unceasing for the past 28 years since Roe vs. Wade. Dr. Frank Joseph, a retired physician, exposes the horrors and the political chicanery of those who would continue to make it open season on killing the innocent babies. He provides medical documentation and common sense on why abortion is not just medical procedure but an outright license to murder with 50 million preborns serving as the victims who never had a choice! For his many columns, see PRO LIFE PRESCRIPTIONS

   Joe and Jane Dalton, owners of PRO LIFE COMMUNICATIONS and parents of seven children with the eighth on the way, provide an alternating view each week of Catholic family life and the importance of the Sanctity of Life cause, introducing the reader to those who are doing positive deeds on behalf of the Pro-Life cause. They point out that the culture of life is not a political cause, but one that effects every single family - especially Catholic families - for family is the reason God created man and woman - to procreate, to love Him and serve Him and be happy with Him in this world and the next. They truly are what they say: "Servants for Life." For their archived columns, see FAITH IN THE FAMILY

  This is a weekly feature uncovering the precious treasures of the Church's great Deposit of Faith in simple, solid doctrine as it always has been. Outside of life itself, there is no more precious gift than our Faith. Contrary to the modernists and the amchurch, who seek to confuse and dilute, Catholic Doctrine has not changed. The absolutes of the Faith are outlined in simple fashion by category to prove that, greatly influenced by the Traditional catechesis from My Catholic Faith by Bishop Louis Laravoire Morrow. For the 227 comprehensive installments thus far, see APPRECIATING THE PRECIOUS GIFT OF OUR FAITH

  Each week we bring you simple, practical advice on living one's Catholic Faith from Sister Mary Lucy Astuto in her very popular column that has been a staple of this publication for over eight years. This very orthodox nun reminds so many of the holy sisters who imbued the faith in so many Catholics during the golden age of Catholic schooling before the results of Vatican II deconstructed the system that was so reliable in preserving the Faith. For her many columns in archives, see GETTING TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER

  This series is based on Church documents, teachings and Sacred Scripture and holds the keys to reestablishing the Sanctity of Life through the Family. This sensitive and enlightening series is co-written by Michael and Cyndi Cain, who share what the Holy Spirit has inspired them to write including intimate, chasteful revelations of their own lives that have helped elevate their Conjugal Love. The entire concept unlocks the keys to reestablishing the Sanctity of Life through the Charism of Conjugal Love and, through one couple at a time, like a ripple that extends ever outward, we can change the world and eradicate the culture of death. For lessons to date, see AT ONE WITH GOD - CHARISM OF CONJUGAL LOVE

  From the Holy See, we present an archive of installments on recent audiences, homilies, addresses by his Holiness Pope John Paul II and provided by ZENIT which you can review in archives. In this section we will also provide important Encyclicals, Apostolic Letters, Exhortations, Papal Bulls, Ad limina talks when available. For the archives of the Vicar of Christ's words to the world, see THE VICAR OF CHRIST SPEAKS

      The Daily Liturgy, Daily Word and Prayer & Devotion, as well as our TIME CAPSULES and Bishop Sheen's SIMPLY SHEEN are daily features that will return on May 21st.

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May 7-20, 2001    volume 12, no. 125