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.

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O’Malley pledges support for immigrants in wake of travel ban

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“You are an important part of our family and your Church will not cease to advocate on your behalf,” the cardinal wrote in a letter.

Boston-area Muslims absorb week of anguish, reassurance

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Muslims in the Boston area have been through a roller coaster week following President Trump’s immigration orders.

Cardinal O’Malley stands in solidarity with Muslims over travel ban

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“Our country has been greatly enriched by our Muslim brothers and sisters,” the archdiocese said in a statement.

Clergy want Baker to forcefully oppose Trump refugee edict

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Religious leaders chastised the governor for not backing stronger support for undocumented workers and “sanctuary cities.”