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. 

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Vatican investigator meets with Chilean abuse victim in New York

New York – The Vatican’s troubleshooter for high profile sex abuse cases took testimony today in Manhattan from a victim who says a Chilean bishop, whom Pope Francis has defended, witnessed his abuse and ignored it. 

Disenchanted Catholics look afield in Madison's Morlino era

The Field Hospital: Parishes under the Society of Jesus Christ the Priest are the diocese's traditionalist centerpieces, as some wonder if Francis' optimism will ever reach southwest Wisconsin.

Parish roundup: Missing compliance reports; Campaign against James Martin

The Field Hospital: Parishes may not be doing required paperwork that complies with norms to combat sex abuse; Why Fr. James Martin was disinvited from NJ speaking event; Priest's attacker makes ugly accusation

Portland encuentro recognizes Latino Catholic majority in western Oregon

The Field Hospital: NCR continues coverage of the archdiocesan-level encuentros with a report from western Oregon. There is a new urgency to reach the estimated 60 percent who are of Latino background among 431,000 Catholics here.