- Newsmaker: Israel's Restrained Reaction to Latest Bombing
Islamic Jihad has claimed responsibility for yesterday-s deadly bombing in Northern Israel, but Israel-s government reportedly has decided against massive retaliation. Chris McGreal, Jerusalem correspondent for Great Britain-s Guardian newspaper, credits pressure from the US as it tries to build an Arab coalition against Saddam Hussein as part of the reason for Israel-s restraint.
- Reporter's Notebook: Poll Finds Young Catholic Priests More Conservative
As America-s Catholic Bishops and the Vatican continue to refine the Church-s -zero-tolerance- policy toward sex abuse by priests, a new poll looks at how America-s priests feel about their church. David Lauter, metro editor of the Los Angeles Times, says that priests offered some surprising responses to questions raised by the ongoing scandal and the way it-s been handled by the church hierarchy.
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