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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Donald Trump’s rhetoric energizes Muslim voters

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Donald Trump’s harsh language has fueled his popularity, but it’s also motivating Muslim voters to get more active.

The heart of a Catholic saint is on display in Lowell

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It is the first time any major relic of St. Padre Pio has traveled outside Italy.

The great rabbit pardon of 2016

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A Buddhist gardener felt sorry for rabbits being raised for slaughter at Codman Community Farms, so she bought them — 135 rabbits in all.

Police say juveniles throwing rocks at street signs shortly before rock thrown at Nashua mosque

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The Islamic Society of Greater Nashua had worshipers inside at the time.