Michael O’Loughlin

National Reporter Crux, Author The Tweetable Pope


Overview & Panel Moderator

Praised by the National Catholic Reporter for having “a keen eye and an adroit pen,” Michael J. O’Loughlin is the national reporter for Crux, The Boston Globe’s publication covering “all things Catholic.”

O’Loughlin writes regularly about contemporary Catholic issues, including religion and politics, Catholic young adults, the role of the Church in the public square, and much more.

He has also written for Foreign Policy, America, and the Advocate, and he has been interviewed by a number of media outlets, including NPR, ABC, CBS, Fox News, and MSNBC. He frequently gives talks on a range of Catholic issues.

Originally from Massachusetts, Michael lives in Chicago and reports occasionally from Rome. He is a graduate of Saint Anselm College and Yale Divinity School.