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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.”
FaithDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
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 & SocietyNews Analysis
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Ms. Power, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and human rights advocate, served as a co-chair of Mr. Biden’s Catholic outreach group.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
“This has got to stop,” Bishop Robert Barron said. “And I say that as an American but...also as a Catholic bishop.”
Politics & SocietyNews
Michael J. O’Loughlin
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 & SocietyNews
Michael J. O’Loughlin
We go behind the story with a bioethicist on the moral imperative of current Covid-19 vaccines.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Chicago’s oldest hospital, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1852, may soon be relegated to history.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Public health experts said that faith leaders can leverage the trust of their congregations when it comes to encouraging the use of vaccines.
FaithFaith in Focus
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Part of my project aims to show that Catholics responded heroically to H.I.V. and AIDS in the early days. What I didn’t realize in setting out to tell these stories was how raw that time remains for so many people, even decades later.
FaithDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Even decades after McCarrick’s abuse, seminaries are still learning how best to equip their students to recognize and report inappropriate behavior. A new working group wants to help.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
An internal memo corrects “some confusion in the media regarding the moral permissibility of using the vaccines.” But at least two bishops have cast doubt on the moral permissibility of the vaccines.