Investigative Reporter

Michael Rezendes

Mike Rezendes is a member of the Boston Globe Spotlight Team and shared a 2003 Pulitzer Prize for revealing the cover-up of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. In more than two decades with the Globe, Mike has investigated a wide array of additional subjects, including the September 11 attacks, health care costs, and prison suicides. While working with the Spotlight Team, Mike was also a Pulitzer Prize finalist twice, once in 2007 for an investigation of the debt collection industry, and again in 2017 for an exposé of the mental health care system in Massachusetts. Mike is a co-author of two books: “Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church,” and, “Sin Against the Innocents: Sexual Abuse by Priests and the Role of the Catholic Church.”

Latest stories

Suit alleges anti-clergy sex abuse group got kickbacks from lawyers

By , Globe Staff

The lawsuit alleges a SNAP fund-raiser was fired after she raised concerns about donations from lawyers.

Baker to propose new spending to improve Bridgewater State Hospital

By , Globe Staff

In tonight’s State of the Commonwealth, the governor will pledge $37 million for the facility, which has long been under scrutiny.

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Recoil, reform, repeat

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Why the cycle of scandal, reform, and scandal at Bridgewater State Hospital has seemed impossible to break.

Plymouth DA waited on office harassment case

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The DA could not explain why he waited so long to investigate allegations that his chief deputy groped a female employee.