Soli Salgado is a staff writer for Global Sisters Report, covering sisters in Latin America. She joined the NCR team as a Bertelsen intern in 2015. Born in Buenos Aires and raised in Wichita, Kansas, she graduated from the University of Kansas in 2013 with degrees in journalism, English literature and Spanish. She's reported from 10 countries for GSR and NCR and has received several Catholic Press Awards. Big loves include drawing, stand-up, planning trips, and presidential history.

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In Costa Rica, university president sees Laudato Si' reenergizing Catholics

The president of the Catholic University of Costa Rica, Fernando Sánchez Campos thinks creating "Laudato Si' campuses" is an essential response to the pope's call for environmental action.

Indigenous priorities overlooked amid Amazon synod's clerical debates

While media focus on married priests and women deacons, "for us, that is a distraction, because the bottom line is life," says a Curripaco leader from Venezuela. "This synod for us is about the planet."

Indigenous from Brazil bring plea to Rome: 'We need more protection'

ROME — Catholic clergy, scholars and indigenous leaders joined an Oct. 5 event where voices from the Amazon shared the experiences and concerns they hoped would influence the synod.

Sr. Norma Pimentel embraces 'holy chaos' of her ministry to migrants

More than 150,000 migrants have passed through the doors of Sr. Norma Pimentel's ministry. For her work, she received the Leadership Conference of Women Religious Outstanding Leadership Award on Aug. 16.

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