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Michael J. O'Loughlin is a journalist, author, commentator, and speaker who covers religion and politics with a particular focus on the Catholic Church. He is the author of HIDDEN MERCY: AIDS, CATHOLICS, AND THE UNTOLD STORIES OF COMPASSION IN THE FACE OF FEAR.

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“This poignant account shines a well-deserved spotlight on Catholics

who chose compassion over fear.”

—Publishers Weekly


Host of the award-winning podcast, Plague,

from America Media


Mike is the national correspondent for America: The Jesuit Review and he has written for The Atlantic, The New Republic, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Detroit News, Foreign Policy, The Advocate and The National Catholic Reporter.

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