Dan Stockman is national correspondent for Global Sisters Report. He was a reporter at daily newspapers in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana for nearly two decades before joining GSR in 2014.

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Face facts, says LCWR president: Sisters have been part of Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal

Holy Cross Sr. Sharlet Wagner, the 2018-2019 president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, spoke on the issue of abuse in her Aug. 15 presidential address at the organization's annual assembly.

UISG director to LCWR assembly: No need to fear doing the 'small things'

Throughout the Bible, God's people keep being forced into the desert, where resources are few, the way is long and the dangers are many. But the desert, Sr. Pat Murray told the Leadership Conference of Women Religious on Aug. 14, is where God works wonders.

Sr. Jayne Helmlinger, new LCWR president, draws on analytical and intuitive sides

Global Sisters Report: Colleagues say Sr. Jayne Helmlinger's experience leading a community of increasing diversity, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, will serve her well in LCWR's national role.

LCWR to examine: What does it mean to be a leader at this moment in time?

Global Sisters Report: With an expanded guest list "to widen the circle of insight," the 2019 assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious will be held Aug. 13-16 in Scottsdale, Arizona.