Michael J. O'Loughlin is the national correspondent for America Media, where he writes regularly about the Catholic Church, and the host of the podcast, "Plague: Untold Stories of AIDS and the Catholic Church.


He is also author of The Tweetable Pope: A Spiritual Revolution in 140 Characters, which Mike published with HarperOne in 2015, was the first book to examine the papacy through the lens of social media. He is currently writing a book that expands on stories featured in the "Plague"podcast.

Previously a staff writer for The Boston Globe's Crux, Mike has also written for The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, The Advocate, Religion News Service. He has been interviewed on MSNBC, Fox News, ABC, CBS, NPR and by several local and regional media outlets.

When he's not writing, reading, or Tweeting, Mike enjoys running (he's run a few marathons) and cooking. He lives in Chicago.


To contact Mike about speaking and writing opportunities, email mjoloughlin@gmail.com.


Follow him on Twitter at @mikeoloughlin.

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