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A priest’s son takes his case directly to the Pope

He thought he was alone, being the child of a Catholic priest. He was wrong.

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// Children of Catholic priests live with secrets and sorrow

A Globe review finds the children are often denied love and support and pressured to keep the scandal secret. And the church has done absolutely nothing to help.

//[1].jpg Top two officers on Navy ship in deadly collision off Japan to be relieved of duties

The Navy plans to relieve the two top officers and the senior enlisted sailor of a destroyer that collided with a freighter in June, killing seven.

Christopher Cantwell was seen in a Vice News documentary denouncing Jews.

Warrants issued for N.H. white supremacist

Christopher Cantwell, who was prominently featured in a recent Vice News documentary about the violence in Charlottesville, is wanted in Virginia.

// Anonymous posts what it says are private contact details for 22 GOP members of Congress

The goal, a spokesman said, is for people to contact these members of Congress to more forcefully condemn the president and call for Trump’s impeachment.

Boston, MA: August 16, 2017: 20 year old Red Sox rookie phenom Rafael Devers hustles as he legs out a double. The Boston Red Sox hosted the St. Louis Cardinals in a regular season inter league MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff). Boston, MA: August 16, 2017: The Boston Red Sox hosted the St. Louis Cardinals in a regular season inter league MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff).

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Just 20, Rafael Devers is showing advanced talent and poise

“I’m here for a reason,” said the Red Sox rookie third baseman. “I’ve never been afraid on the baseball field.”

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// We’ve heard about Wegmans jobs. But what about the Fenway store?

A Wegmans was supposed to open in an expanded Landmark Center in the Fenway. Now the Fenway market may not be coming at all.

Esh’s third full-length album, “Darwin’s Frankenstein,” will be released on Friday.

Boston’s Esh doesn’t care if you like his new record

“I’m old,” the rapper said recently at a small studio in North Cambridge. “I don’t care.”

// UMass Memorial pulls out of state Medicaid overhaul

The move makes UMass Memorial Health Care the state’s only large network of doctors and hospitals that will not participate in the restructuring of MassHealth.

// Lawsuit claims Poland Spring Water is committing ‘colossal fraud’

A lawsuit claims that Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers by saying their bottle contains ‘‘100 percent natural spring water’’ that hails from Maine.

13 dead after van attack in Barcelona

Police officers stood next to the van involved in an attack in Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday.

Calling it a terrorist attack, Spanish officials said 13 people were killed and at least 100 have been injured.

// Trump trots out false claim about Pershing’s treatment of Muslims — again

Less than three hours after a terrorist attack in Barcelona, the president repeated a false assertion he also made last year.

// John Henry wants the Red Sox to ‘lead the effort’ to rename Yawkey Way

The team’s owner said he is “haunted” by the racist history of former owner Tom Yawkey.

'Free speech' rally in Boston

Kyle Chapman is expected to speak during the free speech rally on the Boston Common Saturday.

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Tens of thousands of counterdemonstrators may turn out to protest rally

With days to go before the rally, police are also investigating reports that some radical counterprotesters are planning to bring acid to throw at rally-goers.


// Outed online, a local man is now tied to Charlottesville rally

When his face was recognized in the torch-lit crowd at the Charlottesville rally, a local man was outed as a notorious Nazi apologist.

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// When Harry Potter robes are preferable to white sheets

The Boston cops are under no illusions about the potential for violent confrontations.

// Organizers of counterprotest to ‘Boston Free Speech’ rally to make statement

Black Lives Matter groups from Boston and Cambridge will attend the 9 a.m. event, organizers said.

// Trump abandons plans to form an infrastructure council

It’s the third such industry council to be eliminated by the White House this week after the backlash to the president’s comments on Charlottesville.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// White nationalists flock to genetic ancestry tests. Some don’t like the result

With the rise of spit-in-a-cup genetic testing, there’s a trend of white nationalists using these services to prove their racial identity.


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