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

Catholic Church offers guidance on ‘Spotlight’ movie

By , Globe staff

Church officials drew up talking points on the progress they say the church has made in responding to the sexual abuse of children.

‘Spotlight’ shows how church was impelled to act, O’Malley says

By , Globe Staff

The Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston said the movie depicts “a very painful time” in church history.

‘Spotlight’ screening for abuse victims planned in Boston

By , Globe Staff

The screening was organized after victims complained they would not have a chance to see the film ahead of its official release.

Catholic school principal sues for $1 million over departure

By , Globe Staff

Alison Kelly claims the Boston Archdiocese forced her to resign even though she immediately reported a parent’s complaints about a janitor.