‘The Hurt Is Still There’: Abuse Survivors Grapple With Cardinal’s Death

Victims of abuse by Catholic priests in the Boston archdiocese say they are still angry that Cardinal Bernard F. Law was never brought to justice for his role in the church’s cover-up.

Solange and Other Musicians Join Harvey Relief Efforts

Solange will perform a benefit concert in Boston on Sept. 28, with all proceeds going toward storm relief efforts.

Police Brace for More White Nationalist Rallies, but Have Few Options

By TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, FRANCES ROBLES and JESS BIDGOOD August 14, 2017 After events in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend showed how much violence white nationalist rallies could provoke, police chiefs from Richmond, Va., to Boston were taking...

Defrocked Priest Is About to Be Freed Amid Renewed Fury

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE July 26, 2017 BOSTON — When he was 21 and coming out as gay, John Harris was referred to a charismatic street priest, Paul Shanley, for guidance. “He raped me, under the pretense of helping me,” Mr. Harris, now...

Building Boom in Boston Casts Shadows on History and Public Space

Building Boom in Boston Casts Shadows on History and Public Space By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE July 11, 2017 Trinity Church, built in the 1870s, reflected in the windows of 200 Clarendon in downtown Boston. By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE July 11, 2017...