World AIDS Day – A Conversation About Catholic Health Care's Role in Caring for HIV Patients Over the Past 40 Years

Dec. 1, 2021
2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. ET

OBrien, Sr MSister Michele O'Brien, CCVI
Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word

Sister Michele O'Brien, CCVI, is a Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word of San Antonio and development specialist at the Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Foundation. She has spent over 50 years in health care in many and various positions including nurse, x-ray, community health director, advocate/lobbyist, foundation development officer and administrator.

O'Loughlin, Michael portrait  150Michael J. O'Loughlin
National Correspondent for America Media

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

He is the author of Hidden Mercy: Catholics, AIDS, and Untold Stories of Compassion in the Face of Fear, which is based on the America podcast series, "Plague: Untold Stories of AIDS and the Catholic Church." The "Plague" series was honored with awards from the Catholic Press Association, the Religion News Association and the National LGBT Journalists Association.

Mr. O'Loughlin is also the national correspondent and an associate editor at America.

Mr. O’Loughlin writes and speaks regularly about religion and politics, Catholic young adults and the role of religion in the public square. He is also the author of The Tweetable Pope: A Spiritual Revolution in 140 Characters.

A former staff writer for The Boston Globe and its Catholic site Crux, his work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy and the Advocate. He has been interviewed by a number of media outlets, including NPR, The BBC, ABC, CBS, Fox News, and MSNBC. He frequently gives talks on a range of Catholic issues.