The Arizona Catholic Conference urged passage of the now-vetoed gay discrimination bill. How many young Catholics won’t be at church Sunday?
Author Archives: Michael J. O'Loughlin
About Michael J. O'Loughlin
Michael J. O’Loughlin writes about religion and politics from Washington, D.C., paying close attention to the role of the Catholic Church in public life and the religious angle of LGBT issues. His writing has appeared in the Jesuit magazine America, on BustedHalo.com, and in Duke Divinity School’s Faith & Leadership. Having run a handful of marathons and half-marathons, he recently published an article about the spiritual aspect of long-distance running. He graduated from Saint Anselm College and Yale University.
At an interfaith workshop in Washington, I was delighted in the ideological diversity in the room.
Archbishop Vincent Nichols, named a Cardinal by Pope Francis, shares the pope’s “Who am I to judge?” ethos.
Cardinal Dolan said on Meet the Press that the Catholic Church isn’t anti-gay. But what about its bishops?
President Obama cites Pope Francis’s views on the economy.
Can scholars of religion be effective in the era of new media?
The Catholic bishop of Springfield, Illinois, goes ahead with exorcism in response to that’s state embrace of same-sex marriage.