Voices
Michael J. O’Loughlin is the national correspondent for America.
Bishop Robert P. Deeley of Portland, Maine, pictured in a 2012 photo (CNS photo/G regory L. Tracy, The Pilot). 
Faith News
Michael J. O’LoughlinJune 01, 2018
“Our continuing participation could result in me advocating for two different, and even contradictory, positions,” Bishop Deeley wrote.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinMay 30, 2018
A new study from The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that the actual number of people who died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria is close to 5,000.
Chilean clerical sex abuse survivors Juan Carlos Cruz and James Hamilton attend a news conference at the Foreign Press Association building in Rome May 2. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith News
Michael J. O’LoughlinMay 22, 2018
“I saw someone who was caring for someone, not worrying about if we are gay, straight, brown, white.”
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinMay 18, 2018
Bishops in Chile announced mass resignations on Friday, May 18, after an emergency summit meeting with Pope Francis.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinMay 17, 2018
Advocates of programs to support non-public schools say that they are implemented at the state level within existing agencies and question the claim by Ms. DeVos that a federal law would lead to more bureaucracy.
Loyola University New Orleans is one of several Catholic colleges facing what they hope are temporary budgetary challenges. (iStock/Gregory Kurpiel)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinMay 16, 2018
All colleges face budget challenges, but Catholic schools must also contend with marketing to an increasingly secular applicant pool.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinMay 03, 2018
Patrick Conroy, S.J., the chaplain for the U.S. House of Representatives has sent a letter to Mr. Ryan withdrawing his resignation
 U.S. President Donald Trump prays during the National Prayer Breakfast Feb. 8 in Washington. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
Faith News
Michael J. O’LoughlinMay 03, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl will be among a number of faith leaders on hand.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks with Heather Reynolds, CEO and president of Catholic Charities Fort Worth, Texas, during a town hall meeting on poverty April 3 at the charity's Fort Worth campus.
Faith News
Michael J. O’LoughlinMay 02, 2018
Representative Walter B. Jones of North Carolina said the decision “was made behind closed doors based upon the input of only a few.”
Faith News
Michael J. O’LoughlinMay 01, 2018
Archbishop Wilton Gregory says that controversial translations may need to be revisited to fix “problematic” sections that fail to “bring the entire church together.”