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

New generation of Muslim leaders emerges in Boston

By , Globe Staff

The young leaders have taken the helm of established religious institutions and formed new civil rights and political advocacy groups.

Online activity of slain Roslindale man embraced rage, radicalism

By and Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff

Facebook accounts linked to Usaama Rahim, the man killed by anti-terrorism officers, offer a window into his state of mind.

Man shot in Roslindale was under 24-hour surveillance

By , Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

Usaama Rahim had made threats against law enforcement, according to two law enforcement officials with knowledge of the case.

From small-town N.H., a stream of relief to Syria

By , Globe Staff

A mother of eight and an all-out force for good, Nadia Alawa built an aid organization in her home, providing supplies, schooling, and more to Syria.