Soli Salgado is a staff writer for Global Sisters Report, often covering issues related to Hispanic communities and social justice. 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. Her reporting has received several Catholic Press Awards.
Global Sisters Report: On the final day of the LCWR assembly, sisters explored diversity within the image of God, marched against racism, and honored the first black recipient of the Outstanding Leadership Award.
Women religious leaders reflected on themes of Trinitarian theology, physics as a lesson on wholeness and fragmentation, and how racism harms all of society as the Leadership Conference of Women Religious assembly continued into its second day.
In her presidential address at LCWR's 2018 assembly in St. Louis, Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word Teresa Maya told attendees a 'change of epoch' is upon us in full force."
Global Sisters Report: Roughly 800 sisters in leadership in their respective communities will gather Aug. 7-10 in St. Louis to reflect on this year's theme, "Being the Presence of Love: The Power of Communion," picking up exactly where last year's meeting left off.