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

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.

Copley Square service marks anniversary of genocide in Turkey

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“We will name this evil for what it is — genocide,” said the Rev. Laura Everett, executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches.

Building a haven for young, homeless in Harvard Square

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Two recent Harvard graduates are creating a temporary student-run shelter for young adults during the coldest six months of the year.

Boston mosque looks to build youth program

By , Globe Staff

Recruiting the right person to work with a growing contingent of young members was a challenge for New England’s largest mosque.