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Michael J. O'Loughlin is an award-winning journalist, author, commentator, and speaker who covers religion and politics with a particular focus on the Catholic Church.


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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Recent Work


Mike reported a story for an episode of New York Public Radio's podcast "Nancy," telling a story about the Catholic Church's response to the HIV/AIDS crisis in the 1980s. He is writing a book on the same topic, drawing on his own interest in the intersection of LGBT issues and Catholicism.