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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Chaplain at the 'epicenter of the epicenter' in New York City prays with, anoints the sick

It's the end of a long shift as a hospital chaplain in Queens, New York, and Fr. Radu Titonea's voice while talking on the phone March 30 is a little raspy. He lets out a mild cough.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, dedicated to public service, formed at Jesuit high school

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has emerged for many as the voice of reason and integrity as the nation confronts the coronavirus. He's also an alumnus of Regis High School in New York City.

Priest's public letter supports Dignity Detroit in wake of bishop's ban

Frank D'Amore, director of the local group for LGBT Catholics, said that despite the archdiocesan mandate, Dignity Detroit will continue. "We're not having liturgy because of the virus. But we are alive and well."

As Catholics hunker down, Latino base communities provide a church alternative

In Mexico, Brazil, Honduras and El Salvador, as well as many other Latino countries, much of church life has focused around small groups who gather for Bible study, reflection and prayer.

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