EDITORIALS FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2003
Beale, but different
The city of Cincinnati should welcome the expertise of Memphis developer John Elkington to help continue the revitalization of Main Street. But in turning to an outsider for expertise, the city must not lose sight of the homegrown assets that make the Main Street district so uniquely Cincinnati.

Legacy of involvement
Christian Seifried, a retired mail carrier in Newport, died last week at age 90. But his legacy lives so dramatically that we're compelled to repeat the story for anyone who doubts the power of one person to accomplish lasting change.

Council support
The formal vote isn't until next week, but an informal head count of Cincinnati City Council finds at least five votes for the $12 million deal that will ensure Kroger Co. keeps its corporate headquarters downtown.

SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
Workplace worries?
The headlines keep saying there's not much to celebrate this Labor Day, but those stories must be based more on statistics than people. A variety of polls and surveys, including one taken this past week in Greater Cincinnati, find most working people saying they are reasonably content with their jobs.

Workers: Value yourselves
We asked our Local Voices panelists to tell us how they fee about their jobs and about the future of employment in America.
Hot corner: Nipping at the heels of the newsmakers

OTHER OPINIONS
LETTERS
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.

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