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

Is ‘The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ a revelation or a hoax?

By , Globe Staff

With lingering questions about its origin, a papyrus fragment that mentions the “wife” of Jesus remains a confounding mystery.

Archdiocese polls Catholics on views of church, leaders

By , Globe Staff

Questions include: How often do you go to Mass? Should women have a larger leadership role in the church?

Catholic Church offers guidance on ‘Spotlight’ movie

By , Globe staff

Church officials drew up talking points on the progress they say the church has made in responding to the sexual abuse of children.

‘Spotlight’ shows how church was impelled to act, O’Malley says

By , Globe Staff

The Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston said the movie depicts “a very painful time” in church history.