Latin Church: Clout Cleansed of Politics JOHN A. COLEMAN, John A. Coleman, SJ, is a professor of religion and society at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley. He has done field work in Latin America in preparation for a book on Catholicism and politics.
A Leningrad Stroll Reveals Familiar Urban Woes Marco A. Mangelsdorf, Marco A. Mangelsdorf, a doctoral candidate in Soviet politics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, recently returned from Leningrad. DR, RICHARD DOWNS / for The Times
A Small World of Obsolete U.S. Alliances David DeVoss, David DeVoss, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times Magazine, has been a foreign correspondent based in Asia. and DR, DAVID SUTER / for The Times
Don't Slash the Budget to the Point of a Slump MARTIN FELDSTEIN and KATHLEEN FELDSTEIN, Martin Feldstein is the former chairman of President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers. His wife, Kathleen Feldstein, is also an economist.