SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
Perspectives from different faiths
Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ opened on Ash Wednesday to large crowds and larger hype. It is difficult to imagine any other story brought to the screen that is already known by so many people.

Movie buffs weigh in with views of 'Passion'
We invited a few regular movie-goers in Greater Cincinnati to see The Passion of the Christ and give us their impressions of the movie.
Letters on 'The Passion of The Christ'

Hot Corner: Nipping at the heels of the newsmakers
In the wake of an FCC crackdown on indecency inspired by Janet Jackson's Super Bowl exposure on the half-shell, radio giant Clear Channel issued a Stern warning to its on-air personalities.
Let's Talk: Discipline dilemma

EDITORIALS FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2004
Support Edwards in the primary
Historically, the Enquirer has seldom endorsed candidates in a presidential primary, but this year, more than most, the issues facing the nation demand a thorough debate. We believe the Democrat best able to carry on that debate with the Republican incumbent is Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina.

Endorsements in GOP legislative races
Unlike other election years, Tuesday's primary includes a number of contested races on the Republican side for Ohio General Assembly seats in our area. Here are our endorsements in four of those races.

Chamber's new chair touts inclusion and diversity
The following is an edited version of Janet Reid's remarks to the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Thursday night. She is the first woman and African American to be named chair of the chamber since its founding in 1839.

OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNISTS: SPENCER CREW & NATHANIEL JONES
Freedom Center's funding to come from many sources
To the Editor: In response to Peter Bronson's column "Center opens, visits fall off, who will pay?"(Feb. 22), it is important that he and others understand what we are creating at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

GUEST COLUMNIST: STEPHANIE W. BYRD
Early assessment prevents problems
For anyone concerned about the future of our community's children, the recent series on school discipline was compelling.

YOUR VOICE: JOHNATHAN M. HOLIFIELD
A case for neighborhood-based districts
The Cincinnati Election Reform Commission has proposed replacing the current at-large council election system with a neighborhood-based district system. As a co-founder the successful reform group Build Cincinnati, I heartily support this recommendation.
Letters to the editor
Letters to the editor on topics of the day.
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:
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How to contact your congressman
E-mail and Web page links, phone numbers and addresses for Tristate representatives.