Associate editor and columnist

Thomas Farragher

Thomas Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He shared the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for public service for the Globe Spotlight Team’s coverage of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. He spent eight years, from 2006 to 2014, as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appears regularly in the Globe.

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THOMAS FARRAGHER

Three decades later, Len Bias’s grieving mother still tells her son’s story

By , Globe Columnist

With a mother’s fractured heart, Lonise Bias found a voice that has never quieted, delivering a message of hope and inspiration to anyone ready to listen.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

What’s changed since ‘Alice’s Restaurant’? Everything, and nothing at all

By , Globe Columnist

Alice Brock is best known as the Alice from Arlo Guthrie’s venerable antiwar anthem “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree.”

THOMAS FARRAGHER

As a child, he tended sheep in the Congo. Now, he’ll tend souls in Boston

By , Globe Columnist

At a seminary training men to enter the priesthood later in life, Lambert Nieme is preparing to be ordained.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Springfield wants MGM and its casino to stay — very badly

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Staff

Longtime residents who see Springfield’s renaissance hanging in the balance want MGM to finish the $960 million job.