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Michael J. O’Loughlin is the national correspondent for America and host of the America podcast “Plague: Untold Stories of AIDS and the Catholic Church.”
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
The four dioceses in Iowa are partnering with Catholic Charities to launch a multimedia campaign aimed at convincing Catholics and other Iowans to get vaccinated to help slow the spread of Covid-19.
FaithDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
After months of speculation that the document could offer guidance to empower individual bishops to deny Communion to pro-choice politicians, the document only obliquely references Catholics in public life.
FaithFaith in Focus
Michael J. O’Loughlin
They were intent on responding with mercy to a crisis that at the time showed no signs of slowing.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
A draft document about the Eucharist being prepared by a group of U.S. bishops makes only oblique references to Catholic politicians who disagree with church teaching.
FaithDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Following a lengthy meeting with Pope Francis, President Joe Biden said on Friday that the pope told him he is a “good Catholic” and encouraged him to continue receiving Communion.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Images from tomorrow’s Vatican meeting will be scrutinized by Catholics eager to understand any impact the encounter might have on U.S. bishops’ meeting beginning on Nov. 15.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Biden’s Vatican meeting comes just a couple of weeks before U.S. bishops are expected to vote on a controversial document that could take aim at pro-choice Catholic politicians.
Sister Romana Uzodimma, a Sister of the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus, distributes food at Catholic Charities' Spanish Catholic Center in Washington on July 15, 2020. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth)
FaithDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Catholic ministries face an uncertain financial future as religiosity decreases among younger Americans—including, perhaps, descendants of prominent Catholic philanthropic leaders.
FaithDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
“Catholics who attend Mass weekly are both more likely to be aware of the new restrictions and more inclined to oppose them than Catholics who attend less frequently,” according to a new Pew survey.
FaithDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
“The Eucharist should not in any way become a weapon,” Cardinal Peter Turkson said in response to a question about a document U.S. bishops are drafting about Communion.