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 Whistleblowers want 'substantial revisions' to church's sex abuse policies

A group of priests, religious and laypeople who support abuse survivors, known as Catholic Whistleblowers, sent a letter on Easter to the U.S. bishops' conference asking for seven reforms to the 2002 Dallas Charter and to the Essential Norms policy for handling  sexual abuse allegations.

Barbara Dorris, two board members the latest SNAP leaders to leave

The string of resignations comes two months after SNAP quietly settled a lawsuit with a former employee who accused the group of a "kickback" scheme where it referred abuse survivors to attorneys in exchange for donations.

Catholic students 'ignited' to help organize local March for Our Lives

Catholic students were among the organizers of more than 800 sibling marches to the national March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C. Senior Tyler White, who helped planned Portland's march, said "I was ignited."

Catholic campuses use bees to teach sustainability and engage local community

"Bees are essential and important to life as we know it; we just don't know it. So let's learn about it," said Charlie "CharBee" Koenen, a beekeeper/enthusiast who leads lessons on bees at Marquette University.