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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.”
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 25, 2021
A group of U.S. Catholic bishops, including a cardinal and an archbishop, have signed a statement of support for L.G.B.T. youth, telling them, “God created you, God loves you and God is on your side.”
Faith Interviews
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 21, 2021
An interview with Massimo Faggioli about what to expect from the second Catholic president
President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden are seen at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Jan 20, 2021, before his inauguration as the 46th president of the United States. (CNS photo/Jim Bourg, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 20, 2021
Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the U.S.C.C.B., wished the new president well, but he also condemned the nation’s second Catholic president’s support for abortion rights.
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 20, 2021
Hours before his inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden, his family, friends and congressional leaders of both parties gathered for Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle.
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 15, 2021
With days left in President Trump’s term, Sister Susan Francois has followed through on her pledge to post a daily prayer, even if they have become a bit more assertive after the violent storming of the U.S. Capitol.
Politics & Society News Analysis
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 13, 2021
Ms. Power, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and human rights advocate, served as a co-chair of Mr. Biden’s Catholic outreach group.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin January 06, 2021
“This has got to stop,” Bishop Robert Barron said. “And I say that as an American but...also as a Catholic bishop.”
Politics & Society News
Michael J. O’Loughlin December 18, 2020
Catholic Charities USA and the Felician Sisters of North America have each contributed $1 million to a new fund to benefit people “in extreme danger of losing their homes this month.”
a bald, masked man receives a vaccination in the arm, his sleeve rolled up
Politics & Society News
Michael J. O’Loughlin December 18, 2020
We go behind the story with a bioethicist on the moral imperative of current Covid-19 vaccines.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin December 16, 2020
Chicago’s oldest hospital, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1852, may soon be relegated to history.