Peter Feuerherd

Peter Feuerherd, former NCR news editor, 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, New York, 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. 

By this Author

Brooklyn parish serves migrants amid city's crisis: 'It's about living the Gospel'

Bishop Gumbleton, longtime soul of the US Catholic peace movement, dies

10 years after Sandy, coastal areas are still precarious — and even more populated

More than a day at the beach: Piping plover volunteers work to save a species

Renamed Passionist retreat house reflects Berry's call to heal the Earth

In came Latin, incense and burned books, out went half the parishioners

Thomas Merton's writings on race resonate, gain renewed attention in 2020

Manhattan church maintains focus on diversity, anti-racism efforts

McCarrick report rings familiar to former Newark seminarians

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

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

Latino vote in pivotal Florida may hinge on faith issues, analysts say

Accuser and excommunicated priest both wait as sexual violation case drags on

Catholics join protests and 'Wall of Moms' in Portland, Oregon

Returning churchgoers greeted with new normal of distance and disinfectant

Long Island parishioners prepare return from pandemic exile

How a police chief helped Camden disband its force and bring crime down

Oakland priest calls bishop a 'liar' and a 'racist'

Catholic school leaders prepare for pandemic future

Parishes must change post-pandemic, say authors of study