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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Richard Sipe, pioneering expert in clergy sexual abuse, dies at 85

The psychotherapist and former Benedictine priest became a well-known confidante to journalists and an expert witness on celibacy, sexuality and sexual abuse in the priesthood.  Colleagues say his compassion was even greater than his longing for justice. 

Priest arrested during anti-nuke protest to mark Hiroshima anniversary

A Wisconsin pastor was arrested Aug. 6 for trespassing at an air force base outside Omaha, Nebraska, as part of a protest timed to mark the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

Parish roundup: Transgender teen denied Communion; homilies make news

The Field Hospital: Closed Montreal churches transformed; reasons for denied Communion are disputed; Jeremiah and McCarrick; Blessed Stanley Rother's first feast day.

Newark archdiocese will investigate priest's allegations of sexual assault

Fr. Desmond Rossi, a priest of the Albany, New York, Diocese, has won a new hearing as the Archdiocese of Newark will investigate a pastor in New Jersey who he says sexually assaulted him.