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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Pastor lingers in limbo after disputed 2016 accusation of exploiting heiress

Fr. Christopher Senk's case has played out amid distrust of the church hierarchy and, conversely, the response of bishops sensitive to criticism of failure to act against lapses by clergy in the past.

Archbishop Chaput gives notice after tenure of culture war and consolidation

Archbishop Charles Chaput has already presented his resignation notice to the pope, following church law as he turns 75 Sept. 26. Philadelphia Catholics spoke about Chaput's eight-year tenure, which will soon end.

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Parish roundup: Mass attendance declines in Philly; eco-friendly parishes

The Field Hospital: Catholic parishes help migrant families after large-scale ICE raids in Mississippi; changes by new pastor from Africa divide a parish; Chattanooga parish remembers when it wasn’t easy being black or Catholic in the South. 

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