Columnist

Kevin Cullen

A columnist for the Metro section, Cullen previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. He was a member of the 2003 investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal. He is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.” His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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KEVIN CULLEN

Despite loss of Jim Foley, compassion never dies

By Kevin Cullen , Globe Columnist

If you want to understand what kind of person James Foley was, you don’t have to do much more than listen to his parents, John and Diane.

Kevin Cullen

Irish seek truth behind babes’ unburied bones

By Kevin Cullen , Globe Columnist

The saga is yet another exercise in Ireland’s ongoing, agonizing confrontation with its uncomfortable past.

KEVIN CULLEN

Honoring the not so great and the not so good

By Kevin Cullen , Globe staff

Why don’t we have more statues and memorials for ordinary people who do extraordinary things?

Kevin Cullen

Parity in mental health care a must

By Kevin Cullen ,

One of the symptoms of a sick society is the difficulty so many people face trying to access and pay for good mental health care.