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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

Old South Church opens daytime shelters for homeless

By , Globe Staff

The church plans to open two of its rooms on Monday as a temporary daytime warming center for the homeless.

Charlie Baker’s service signals heft of Hispanic church

By , Globe Staff

The governor-elect’s appearance at a Hispanic evangelical church underscored the ways in which the Christian church continues to evolve in Boston.

Out of synagogue, Jewish teachers reach eager but busy students

By , Globe Staff

Hebrew College’s Downtown Learning program is part of a proliferation of Jewish adult education in Boston.

New England’s largest mosque seeks imam — again

By , Globe Staff

William Suhaib Webb, the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center’s first imam, helped the fledgling mosque grow.