Reporter

Michael Rezendes

An investigative reporter and political writer, Rezendes was a member of the Boston Globe Spotlight Team for nearly a decade and shared a Pulitzer Prize for investigating the cover-up of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. He has probed a wide array of additional topics, including the September 11 attacks, prison suicides, healthcare costs, and the role of money in presidential politics.

Latest stories

Judge to open inquest into Bridgewater State Hospital death

By , Globe Staff

The review will examine a 2009 case where a patient died as prison guards forcibly strapped his wrists and ankles to a bed.

State deal pledges better care at Bridgewater Hospital

By , Globe Staff

In the agreement, a monitoring group will be at the troubled hospital to watch how guards and clinicians treat mentally ill patients.

Top Vatican prosecutor failed to report abuser

By , Globe Staff

The man Pope Francis recently chose to prosecute priests accused of sexual abuse had himself failed to stop a notorious abusive priest, documents show.

Restraints cited in three deaths at Bridgewater

By , Globe Staff

Despite questionable care, the state hospital’s health care provider won a five-year contract to work across the Mass. prison system.