Michael J. O'Loughlin

Politics & Society Dispatches
March 22, 2017
The ruling appears to confirm fears among some faith leaders that courts are reining in the definition of religious practice.
Politics & Society Dispatches
March 14, 2017
“Daniel, nobody ever pays you back. I’m not that stupid,” she recalled telling him. “When you get the opportunity, do it for somebody else. Remember that, that’s all I want.”
Politics & Society News
March 01, 2017
U.S. Catholic bishops have issued a flurry of statements about the many executive orders signed by Mr. Trump.
Politics & Society Dispatches
February 17, 2017
“The grave danger," Pope Francis writes, "is to disown our neighbors. When we do so, we deny their humanity and our own humanity...and we deny the most important Commandments of Jesus.”
Politics & Society Dispatches
January 20, 2017

Moments before Donald J. Trump took the oath of office, becoming the 45th president of the United States, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York read a brief passage from the Book of Wisdom.

Faith Dispatches
January 13, 2017
Who will go to Rome? Mr. Trump has bucked conventional wisdom in several of his more high-profile appointments thus far.
January 12, 2017
A confident pope sets a new example for governing the church. For Francis, tension is a sign of life.
Politics & Society Dispatches
January 11, 2017
Working for a just wage remains a human and moral imperative, Cardinal Seán O'Malley said.
Politics & Society Dispatches
December 31, 2016
Each of the participants carried wooden crosses bearing the names of victims.
Politics & Society Dispatches
December 28, 2016
Cardinal Dolan said he looks forward "to asking Almighty God to inspire and guide our new President and to continue to bless our great Nation.”