EDITORIALS FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2003
Innovation: Robotic surgery
The dream to make Greater Cincinnati a center for biomedical research and development got a tremendous boost last week. It's the story of a world-class doctor/innovator, $1.5 million from a generous Cincinnati business executive and two "surgeon" robots named da Vinci.

Fighting AIDS: With compassion
The tragic news about AIDS - some 40,000 new HIV infections a year in the U.S. - is tempered only with stories about the compassion and commitment of local help groups in Greater Cincinnati.

SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
Reinventing High School
High school as many of us knew it is becoming a dinosaur. The big, comprehensive public high school that's cherished in many communities, is an old factory model ill-suited for today's teenagers and out of sync with demands of the real world.

OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNIST - TIFFANY MILLER
The perils of a recent college grad
Nobody dresses up to go to the post office. There's the stay-at-home mom, picking up stamps on her way to the gym. The white-haired grandmother in perfectly pinned pink rollers. And then me, grass-stained Nikes, cut-off jeans and a ponytail. Last errand on the way to my latest odd job, mowing lawns at my dad's apartment complex.

LETTERS
Let's Talk
Readers respond on the week's hot topic: Is the Catholic Church doing enough to address the problem of sexual abuse by members of the clergy?

Readers' Views
Letters to the editor.

CRISIS IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Survivors network: It's time to get an accounting
David Clohessy is the national director of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests). Clohessy said a priest molested him and his brothers as children, and that one of his brothers grew up to become a priest who is also a sexual abuser.

Voice of the Faithful: Seeking changes in the Church
Jim Muller, a physician who battled nuclear weapons, has turned his attention to the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He is a founder and former president of Voice of the Faithful, one of several grassroots, lay organizations formed in the wake of the clergy sex abuse in the Church.

GUEST COLUMNIST - NAN FISCHER
'Voices' hope to empower laity
One response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis, which is currently erupting in the Catholic Church in Cincinnati, has been the development of a national organization called Voice of the Faithful (VOTF). Currently there are more than 30,000 members and 181 affiliates across the United States.

ENQUIRER EDITORIAL
Speak out now
So far at least 10 former students have filed suit alleging sexual abuse at the hands of former Elder High School Principal Lawrence Strittmatter.

SPECIAL FEATURES
Music Hall Moments
We asked for your favorite memory of Music Hall to help us celebrate its 125th anniversary. Here are several installments of your letters:
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How to contact your congressman
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