BJ, Marquette University, 1960.
Reporter, Journal-Times, Racine, Wisconsin, 1961-1963;
reporter, photographer, news editor, Catholic Review, Baltimore, 1963-1969;
photo, copy editor, The Sentinel, Milwaukee, 1969-1972;
photo editor, National Catholic News Svc., Washington, 1972-1975;
news editor, National Catholic News Svc., Washington, 1975-1976;
managing editor, National Catholic News Svc., Washington, 1976-1989;
director, editor-in-chief, Catholic News Svc. (formerly National Catholic News Svc.), Washington, since 1989. Chairman, Board Of Directors Carroll Public, Washington, 1993-1995.
Consultant Pontifical Council for Social Communications, since 1995.
Member Catholic Press Association (board directors 1991-2003, secretary 1998-2000, vice president 2000-2002, St. Francis de Sales award 1995), International Catholic Union of the Press, Federal Catholic News Agencies (vice president 1992), board member, Our Sunday Visitor, since 2002.
Married Mary Jelen, August 27, 1960. Children: Kristin Lorsung Shulder, Anne Lorsung Quinn, Erin Lorsung Krauss.