EDITORIALS FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2004
Crime sweeps help this week
Price Hill began the week reeling from the murder of a teenager, and ended it with a police sweep that can help the city make significant inroads in keeping violence away.

Local terror alert letter was confusing
Hamilton County Sheriff Simon Leis and Cincinnati Police Chief Tom Streicher offered some sound advice the other day on watching out for terrorists. But the timing and tone of their warning caused plenty of unnecessary alarm and confusion.

OTHER OPINIONS
Letters to the editor
'Which one is worse?' line speaks volumes.
YOUR VOICE: DAVID CAVE
Stifling new thinking is bad thinking
In August the Department of Homeland Security, under a provision of the Patriot Act, revoked Tariq Ramadan's visa. Ramadan is a highly respected Islamic scholar from Switzerland whose teachings bridge Islamic with Western thought on the subjects of building democracy, fostering religious toleration and advancing diversity of opinion.

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The region's looming health crisis

When it comes to nutrition and physical fitness, Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky children are being endangered by their own habits - habits that compromise their health and shortchange their futures.
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What you can do now
Editorial: Fight back with small actions
Editorial: We can battle this crisis together
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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.

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