Lisa Wangsness

Wangsness is the Globe’s religion reporter. She previously covered politics in the City Hall, State House, and Washington bureaus, and at the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire. She has reported on health reform and the 2008 presidential campaign.

Latest stories

Harvard Theological Review won’t retract ‘Jesus’s Wife’ paper

By , Globe Staff

The Harvard professor who wrote about the papyrus fragment in 2014 now believes it was probably a forgery.

‘Jesus’s wife’ papyrus likely fake, scholar says

By , Globe Staff

A Harvard professor now concedes a tiny swatch of papyrus is probably a forgery.

Bombing aftermath

State seeks to help those with hearing woes from Marathon bombings

By , Globe Staff

Hearing loss and tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, continue to plague those who were close to the blasts.

Pope offers ray of hope to divorced Catholics

By , Globe Staff

But he stopped short of changing church doctrine on that or any other major topic, including homosexuality, gay marriage and contraception.