EDITORIALS FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2003
Zoo levy: Renewal with reduction
No property tax levy can be as warm and cuddly as a baby penguin or koala bear, but as levies go, Cincinnati Zoo's five-year renewal with a reduction shouldn't ruffle feathers either.

John Paul II: Pope's 25th year
A frail, very sick Pope John Paul II celebrated his 25th anniversary last week with his usual resolve to shape the course of his worldwide church.

Iraq: Diplomatic advance
The Bush administration has received good news and not-so-good news regarding its policy in Iraq.

OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNIST - A.G. LAFLEY
Issue 1 will help Ohio support high-tech growth
Our Cincinnati region has potential to be a high-tech growth engine - if we choose to make it happen.
SUNDAY QUESTION
Readers respond
Does the failure to find any stockpile of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq mean that it was wrong for the United States to invade that country? We asked that question last week. Here are some of your responses.

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.