Brian Roewe is an NCR staff writer and editor of Eco Catholic. He covers a wide range of issues: the environment, clergy sex abuse, the 2016 presidential election ... and the occasional sports story. His reporting has earned multiple honors, most recently at the 2017 Catholic Press Awards.

Brian began with NCR in November 2011, and is a graduate of Saint Louis University and Rockhurst University.

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Catholic schools join student walkouts to protest gun violence

Thousands of students in the U.S. exited their classrooms Wednesday, marking the one-month anniversary of the Feb. 14 massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

CFO quits Florida Catholic university, stays on gun manufacturer board

A newly hired chief financial officer of a Catholic university outside Miami resigned Tuesday after uproar over her recent appointment to the board of the company that manufactured the weapon used in last month’s mass shooting at a Florida high school.

US bishops back assault weapons ban, are leery of arming teachers

"The idea of arming teachers seems to raise more concerns than it addresses," said the heads of two committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

No shortage of gun legislation awaits action in Congress

As high schoolers lead the push for gun control, among more than 100 bills idling on Capitol Hill are efforts to expand background checks, restrict some guns, and regulate flamethrowers.