part 2

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.

part 1

// 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.

// Youngest Boston Marathon bombing victim is remembered at park’s groundbreaking

Hundreds gathered Wednesday to celebrate Martin Richard’s legacy and break ground on Martin’s Park near the Boston Children’s Museum.

The map uses colored dots to represent levels of education for residents age 25 and older: blue for graduate degrees, green for bachelor’s degrees, yellow for some college, orange for high school, and red for less than high school.

Where are Boston’s most educated neighborhoods?

Check out this interactive map that uses colored dots to represent levels of education for residents age 25 and older.

John Medlar, an organizer of Saturday’s “free speech rally” on Boston Common.

‘Free speech’ rally in Boston gets its permit — with stiff restrictions

“No weapons, no backpacks, no sticks,’’ Mayor Walsh said. “If anyone gets out of control — at all — it will be shut down.”

Mookie Betts (second from right) is mobbed by teammates after delivering a walkoff double in the ninth.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff


Mookie Betts delivers dream finish in Red Sox win

His two-run double capped a three-run ninth-inning rally to give the Sox a sweep of the Cardinals.

// Fifty years later, 1967 remains a game-changer for Red Sox

The “Impossible Dream” team delivered one more memorable moment at Fenway Park.

The first pitch at the Red Sox game didn’t quite go as planned

Jordan Leandre’s first pitch was just a bit outside, and a photographer was the recipient.

The Daily Stormer, the white supremacist website that promoted the Charlottesville rally and called 32-year-old rally victim Heather Heyer ‘‘fat’’ and ‘‘childless,” is listed as having two chapters in Massachusetts.

Where hate calls ‘home’ in Massachusetts

There are at least 12 organized hate groups in Massachusetts, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

// State officials still undecided about fate of Boston’s only Confederate memorial

The memorial has been boarded up since June 16, according to Troy Wall, spokesman for DCR.

Fallout from Charlottesville


What Trump’s words say about him

President Donald Trump spoke to the press about protests in Charlottesville in the lobby of Trump Tower on Tuesday.

Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

The Trump on display Tuesday was indeed the real Donald Trump, someone who is at the very least accepting of ethnic hatred and white bigotry.

// Trump takes a swipe at Lindsey Graham in Thursday tweets

‘‘Such a disgusting lie,’’ Trump said of Graham’s remarks. ‘‘He just can’t forget his election trouncing. The people of South Carolina will remember.’’


// Trump comments on race open breach with CEOs, military, and GOP

President Trump found himself increasingly isolated in a racial crisis of his own making on Wednesday.

Michael A. Cohen

// Americans must demand Trump’s resignation

A man who can’t exist beyond his own ego cannot effectively lead this nation.

// Shutting up the alt-right

Sometimes even a free speech fanatic like me is forced to admit that the correct answer is “shut up.”

// Phoenix mayor hopes Trump will postpone his Arizona rally

Mayor Greg Stanton said if Trump is going to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, “it will be clear that his true intent is to enflame emotions and further divide our nation.”

// Escaped Littleton bull still on the lam

The bull that escaped from a livestock auction in Littleton has now become a social media star.

// 14-year-old charged with breaking into Dunkin’ Donuts

“A kid this age should be getting ready for back-to-school instead of going to court,” Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said in a statement.

The path of totality will cross the United States Monday morning into the afternoon.

Dave Epstein

Skies will likely be clear for the solar eclipse

Clouds would obscure the eclipse. But a high pressure system is forecast to produce clear skies in New England.

// Can’t find solar eclipse glasses? Grab a box and get crafty

Stores are selling out of the necessary safety eyewear for viewing a solar eclipse. Here are some alternatives.


// 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.