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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Pomp and (tumultuous) circumstance — 50 years apart

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Emmanuel College is postponing its commencement, just like it did in 1970 after another national convulsion: the shootings at Kent State.

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Newly minted doctors march toward front lines to battle virus

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UMass Medical School conferred degrees on 135 members of the class of 2020.

In time of crisis, he leans on faith, prays for mercy

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Father Eric Cadin offers hope and inspiration from his post as the head of vocations to the diocesan priesthood. "Right now, I'm really living in anticipation and hope.'' As the crisis widens, people ask: "Where is God in all of this?'' A young priest offers some humble answers.

Now on the menu? Fear. Hope. Resolve

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Jon Mendez and Ben Snyder, both 35-year-old Boston boys, were making it work.They run a string of local restaurants called Saloniki Greek, hugely successful, until the virus hit.