Catholic bishops promised reform in sex-abuse scandal. But they didn?t look at their own misdeeds

Pope Francis celebrated a Mass for the closing of the synod of bishops in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Sunday

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More than 130 US bishops ? or nearly one-third of those still living ? have been accused during their careers of failing to adequately respond to sexual misconduct in their dioceses, according to a Boston Globe and Philadelphia Inquirer examination.

// At Harvard, legacy of veteran admissions dean on trial

William Fitzsimmons is the personification of the modern philosophy that determines which lucky 2,000 students each year receive Harvard acceptance letters.

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, blocks a shot by Boston Bruins left wing Anders Bjork (10) as defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14), of Sweden, defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Predators 1, Bruins 0

Bruins draw blanks in Nashville

Roman Josi had the game?s lone goal in the first period and Pekke Rinne made 26 stops for the Predators.

Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo, right, passes the basketball defended by Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown during an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)


Pacers put away Celtics on Victor Oladipo?s 3-pointer

The Indiana star hit the winning shot with 3.4 seconds left, snapping Boston?s four-game winning streak.


// What?s up with Gronk?

Rob Gronkowski hasn?t visited the end zone since Week 1, and it has not gone unnoticed.

Caguas, PR --11/03/2018-- Red Sox manager Alex Cora returns to his hometown with the World Series trophy. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Cora Reporter: Maria Cramer

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Hometown hero: Alex Cora makes joyous return to Puerto Rico, with trophy in hand

The first Puerto Rican manager to win the World Series spreads some cheer in his hometown Caguas, a year after the city was devastated by Hurricane Maria.

// Photos: Red Sox manager Alex Cora returns to his hometown

The Red Sox skipper was met with adoration in Caguas on Saturday.


// What changed this year with the Red Sox was their attitude

You can thank Alex Cora for bringing out their best after the team faltered in the playoffs the previous two seasons.

Alec Baldwin says he didn?t punch man in parking dispute

Alec Baldwin is denying that he punched anyone over a parking spot and says an assault allegation is being reported ?for the purposes of clickbait entertainment.?

// Bald eagle in Barnstable euthanized after eating poisoned rat

A bald eagle had to be euthanized on Cape Cod after it ate a poisoned rat and fell critically ill, state wildlife officials said.

// Danger posed by anti-Semitism ?is real and tangible,? Warren tells Newton congregation

About 1,200 people attended Shabbat service Saturday at Temple Emanuel in Newton, where US Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke.

Rain, high winds knock out power, down trees in Eastern Mass.

Wind gusts peaked at 60 miles per hour at the Blue Hill Observatory, 51 miles per hour in East Boston and 49 miles per hour in South Boston.

// New study hints certain gene could worsen effects of CTE

In a small study, BU researchers found the gene didn?t put people at greater risk of getting the brain disease, but might make it more severe for those afflicted.

// Amazon is said to be favoring Northern Virginia for new headquarters

Amazon was reported to be in ?advanced talks? about locating its hotly sought after second headquarters to Crystal City, Va., just outside Washington, D.C.

Are you ready to vote next week? Here?s our 2018 election guide

The November elections are right around the corner: Are you ready to vote?

// Democrats look to rebuild Blue Wall in the midterms

Democrats woke up in November 2016 to the cold reality that the Blue Wall of reliable votes in upper Midwestern states that they counted on for years had crumbled.

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// A Trump rally can feel like an alternate universe

In the Trump ecosystem, facts don?t matter. But it?s not just the president who is vomiting out mistruths, but Trump partisans in a cult-like manner at his rallies.

// Just off the road, Warren returns to Mass. for final campaign swing in race with Diehl

A three-day campaign push has Senator Elizabeth Warren traveling the length and breadth of the state before she faces Geoff Diehl on the Nov. 6 ballot.

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// Two stabbed at Braintree home, suspect arrested

A crime scene was established near the home on Grove Street. Search lights from a State Police helicopter illuminated woods surrounding the home.

// Man-eating tiger is shot dead in India

A man-eating tiger that stalked the hills of central India for more than two years was felled by a bullet Friday night, officials said.

// Come see Globe Live

After two sold-out seasons, Globe Live ? a live storytelling show featuring the Globe?s top journalists ? returns to the Emerson Paramount Center Nov. 3 & 4.

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial Board Endorsement

// Time for a change in Maine?s Second District: Jared Golden for Congress

It?s time for Maine to replace Representative Bruce Poliquin, the lone Republican left in the New England Congressional delegation.

Editorial Board Endorsement

// Chris Pappas for New Hampshire?s First District

The congressional candidate embodies core Democratic values, tempered by civil discourse.

Special reports

// Inside our Secret Courts

Criminal charges often disappear. There are few rules and fewer records. In these private hearings, who you are ? and who you know ? may be just as important as right and wrong. Read the Spotlight report.

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Photos: Red Sox 2018 World Series victory parade

For the fourth time this century, the Red Sox rolled through Boston in triumph after winning the World Series.


// 2018 midterm elections

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// Voters want lower drug prices, but they?re poised to elect major pharma allies

Tuesday?s elections could install a Senate that includes a pharma CEO and two industry lobbyists.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and ?Wet Hot American Summer? creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

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Real Estate

//$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring ? or outright banning ? an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region?s housing shortage.

Globe event

// Seattle?s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she?s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.