Michael O'Loughlin

Michael O'Loughlin

Mike O'Loughlin is a writer living in Washington, D.C., covering religion, politics, and culture. In addition to Busted Halo, his writing appears in the Advocate, National Catholic Reporter, Foreign Policy, Religion & Politics, and America. He's also appeared on Fox News and MSNBC. Follow him on twitter at @mikeoloughlin.

Closer To Ending Poverty?

Last week marked the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s State of the Union address in which he declared “unconditional war on poverty in America.”…

Francis’ World

Pope Francis rocked the media again last week with the release of “Evangelii Gaudium,” (The Joy of the Gospel) an apostolic exhortation laying out his…