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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Buffalo bishop, lay reform group agree on proposals to address abuse

The Field Hospital: The agreement between the Movement to Restore Trust and Bishop Richard Malone is the latest development in the crisis that has enveloped the Buffalo Diocese.

Parish roundup: Building a team; lay advisory board; Guam's finances

The Field Hospital: Catholic bishops defend those fearing deportation; closed parishes become low-income housing; serving the poor in a gentrifying neighborhood.

Florida bishop sanctions popular pastor accused of exploiting heiress

After a ruling from the Vatican's Congregation for Clergy, Bishop Frank Dewane of the diocese of Venice, Florida, has imposed penalties on Fr. Christopher Senk. But members of the priest's Sanibel Island parish say he is being maligned. 

Parish roundup: Ex-con's gratitude; miscarriage ministry; Rust Belt recovery

The Field Hospital: Former convict thanks parishioners for prison ministry; the questions of parish consolidations; Irish seminarians expected to spend more time in parishes.