Opinion | Margery Eagan

Priest is building a bridge between church and LGBT community

Pope Francis during the Vatican Curia in December 2013.

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In a church known for shipping provocative priests to a figurative gulag, James Martin has willingly stuck his neck out.

ALEX BEAM

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Eat this! Don’t eat that! The problem with over-analyzing the menu is that you risk starvation.

EDITORIAL

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The bloom is coming off the tax reform rose, and even Republicans are starting to see it.

Opinion | Anne Bernays

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The river of American history has never overflowed its banks to flood the countryside. Until now.

ideas

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When New England was America’s gateway to China, Massachusetts left its mark on distant shores.

Renée Graham

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Roy Moore is lashing out in every direction, and his supporters are lapping it up.

Opinion | Yehuda Yaakov

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Sadat deserves much credit for the positive shift in behavior toward Israe

Opinion | Scott Gilmore

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The appalling track record of Western-backed “change agents” in foreign countries should prompt a serious assessment of why we keep getting it so wrong.

DANTE RAMOS

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When government tries to squeeze tens of billions out of anybody, it’s only natural to ask: What for?

Ideas | Christopher Klein

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The people who arrived in 1630 in huge numbers were much more opinionated and less open-minded than the Pilgrims.

EDITORIAL

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A planned one-year experiment on the Fairmount Line deserves a fair trial.

EDITORIAL

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Bold ideas are needed to get pedestrians to put down their phones.

SCOT LEHIGH

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It can’t risk returning to the past — or going backward to the future.

Ideas | A.J.B. Lane

Can’t we all just get along?

A helpful guide to making civil conversation with your relatives this Thanksgiving.

Brainiac

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In this week’s issue: police leniency, the EPA, and frontier voting patterns.

Brainiac

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Academics are notorious for infighting — but not always.

Brainiac

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Just like humans, this worm experiences withdrawal symptoms.

Ideas

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Parking in Boston? Never a dull moment.

Brainiac

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Plot. Character development. Who needs it?

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All eyes on GOP tax plan

The Republican tax reform proposal is viewed from a number of angles.

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Dip in T ridership could be chalked up to unhappy customers

“We have learned the hard way that we cannot count on the T to get us to work or to critical appointments on time.”

Letters

Texting, crossing street, pushing stroller? Seriously?

“There is nothing more important than a life.”

Opinion | Anne Bernays

Lifesaving lessons in the time of Trump

The river of American history has never overflowed its banks to flood the countryside. Until now.

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Ideas | Christopher Klein

After the first Thanksgiving, things went downhill

The people who arrived in 1630 in huge numbers were much more opinionated and less open-minded than the Pilgrims.

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Born in Boston, buried in a ‘foreign devil’ graveyard in China

When New England was America’s gateway to China, Massachusetts left its mark on distant shores.

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