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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

This woman is trying to map the global Catholic Church

By , Globe Staff

She is creating a first-of-its-kind digital map of the global Catholic Church to advance Pope Francis’s call for action on climate change and care for the poor.

Hebrew College president credited with bringing stability to step down

By , Globe Staff

Rabbi Daniel Lehmann, the president of Hebrew College for nearly a decade, plans to step down during the coming academic year.

United Church of Christ speaks out on climate change

By , Globe Staff

The head of the Mass. conference authored the resolution denouncing President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.

Catholic Church is going green, but not fast enough for some

By , Globe Staff

Two years after Pope Francis transformed the climate policy debate, the pontiff’s call to action is beginning to prompt change.