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Plague: Untold Stories of AIDS and the Catholic Church


In "Plague" journalist Michael O'Loughlin investigates stories of the AIDS epidemic and the Catholic Church. Mike is America’s national correspondent and he’s covered Catholicism for more than a decade. Mike is also gay and Catholic—and he’s curious how others manage this sometimes complex identity. No time in modern history has been more volatile for gay Catholics than the height of the AIDS epidemic. So he spent the last few years interviewing people who were right in the middle of it. People who fought, worked and grieved through it.

Episodes: 8


Series Finale Update

Duration: 2 min

A gay Catholic Church in the Castro

Duration: 40 min

The cost of AIDS ministry to a gay priest

Duration: 37 min

Surviving the AIDS crisis as a gay Catholic

Duration: 41 min

PLAGUE: Coming Dec. 1

Duration: 2 min

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