EDITORIALS FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2003
Governor's ex-lover's guilty plea
A guilty plea to federal mail fraud by Kentucky Gov. Paul Patton's former paramour leaves her the only one charged with a crime in the sordid sex-for-favors scandal.

Thumbs up: Gidding's Rookwood
It has become a familiar sight downtown this week - passers-by stopping at the Gidding Building on West Fourth Street, gazing at the scaffolded facade of the structure that now houses T.J. Maxx.

Thumbs down: Cost of suing
Once again we are seeing what a bad deal Hamilton County made when it negotiated the contracts on Paul Brown Stadium.

SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
The Reds factor: Every season a winner
Any Reds fan worth a hoot will tell you a winning team is better, but win or lose, Cincinnati still comes out way ahead. Without the Reds, Cincinnati's claim to major-league city status would be rocked.

Readers pose solutions to ease traffic on Brent Spence bridge
The following are reader responses to the Sept. 21-22 series looking at the long-term viability of the Brent Spence Bridge.
Special Cincinnati.Com section on Brent Spence Bridge

OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNIST - ANN MACDONALD
Rape victims often afraid to speak up
The public outcry about the recent rape victim jailed for being afraid to testify has raised much discussion about the issues of sexual assault.

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
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:
SOUND OFF
How to contact your congressman
E-mail and Web page links, phone numbers and addresses for Tristate representatives.