Peter Feuerherd is a correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter's Field Hospital, an ongoing series on parish life in the United States and Canada. 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. 

Peter contributes to NCR's The Field Hospital.

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Parishioners at two Philadelphia-area churches organize on abuse crisis

The Field Hospital: At St. Malachy in the city and at suburban St. Thomas of Villanova, parishioners are pulling together to talk about sex abuse and the cover-up and to push for reform.


After tumultuous year, bishops' meeting opens with palpable sense of weariness

The fallout from the sex abuse crisis is still the top priority at the U.S. bishops' spring assembly, while a question for the future arises: How to win back millennial nones?

Parish roundup: A long road back for West Virginia; snow melt Colorado Catholics

The Field Hospital: Catholic parishes are being asked to break down borders; Colorado ski towns transform with the seasons; exponential growth in eastern Tennessee

Investigation into Bishop Bransfield finds harassment, gross misuse of funds

While Bishop Michael Bransfield led the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, it's the details of high living that spring out from an investigative report, details of which were published by The Washington Post June 5.