Peter Feuerherd is NCR news editor. Feuerherd is a veteran of the Catholic and religious press, having written for Commonweal, St. Anthony Messenger, and diocesan newspapers in Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Detroit, Albany, Long Island and New York City. He is the winner of numerous Catholic Press Association and religious press awards and is the author of "Holy Land USA: A Catholic Ride Through America's Evangelical Landscape" (Crossroad). Feuerherd writes from Queens, NY, where he is also an adjunct professor of journalism at St. John's University. He is a regular on the basketball courts of the borough. 

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Manhattan church maintains focus on diversity, anti-racism efforts

At the conclusion of each Mass at St. Francis Xavier, a Jesuit church in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, people are invited to recite a pledge to uphold racial justice.

McCarrick report rings familiar to former Newark seminarians

Those who went through seminary for the Newark Archdiocese during McCarrick's tenure already knew of his long history of sexual abuse, with the Vatican report a kind of "imprimatur" validating their experiences.

AOC credits her Catholic faith for positions on health care, environment

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York's 14th District said she receives inspiration on issues such as health care and climate change from her Catholic faith as well as political ideology.

AOC and Cummings, battling over House seat, 'see things differently'

The battle for New York's 14th District offers a study of contrasts between two Catholics: U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and John Cummings, a former police officer and a teacher for 22 years.