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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Bombing aftermath

State seeks to help those with hearing woes from Marathon bombings

By , Globe Staff

Hearing loss and tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, continue to plague those who were close to the blasts.

Pope offers ray of hope to divorced Catholics

By , Globe Staff

But he stopped short of changing church doctrine on that or any other major topic, including homosexuality, gay marriage and contraception.

From the archives | Nov. 20, 2007

Unbowed, Buddy Cianci is back loud and clear

By , Globe Staff

Recently released from federal prison, the legendary former mayor of Providence is back - with a vengeance.

Voices, spirits lift in face of Parkinson’s steady toll

By , Globe Staff

The Tremble Clefs sing to fight the voice-dampening effects of an incurable disease.