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 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.

A quiet faith shaped Menino’s life, private and public

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Thomas Menino was not the sort of religious man who put his faith on display, but his faith in God was profound.

Sick leave, casino questions resonate with faith groups

By and , Globe Staff

The casino repeal and earned sick leave measures have drawn the most support among religious leaders, congregations, and organizations.

Hundreds bid farewell to bishop

By , Globe Staff

Some 1,300 mourners gathered at Trinity Church to say a final farewell to the Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw.