About Hidden Mercy:
Set against the backdrop of the HIV and AIDS epidemic of the late twentieth century and the Catholic Church's crackdown on gay and lesbian activists, journalist Michael O'Loughlin searches out the untold stories of those who didn't look away, who at great personal cost chose compassion—even as he seeks insight for LGBTQ people of faith struggling to find a home in religious communities today.
Michael J. O’Loughlin:
Michael J. O’Loughlin is an award-winning journalist and national correspondent for America Media. He is the host of the New York Times recommended podcast Plague: Untold Stories of AIDS and the Catholic Church, which was honored with awards from the National LGBT Journalists Association and the Religion News Association. Prior to joining America, O’Loughlin was a national reporter for The Boston Globe.