Soli Salgado is the Latin American correspondent for Global Sisters Report. 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 13 countries for GSR and NCR and has received several Catholic Press Awards. Big loves include drawing, yoga, reading, planning trips, and presidential history.
After decades in education, Sr. Barbara Schwarz considers her current ministry to be "preaching through the arts." She speaks to GSR about art as a form of prayer, and the use of her work to help those in palliative care.
Monday Starter - Sr. Sheila Kinsey was part of the delegation of religious leaders that traveled to Kyiv in late May in an act of solidarity with war-torn Ukraine.
The National Black Sisters' Conference, LCWR and several U.S. congregations released statements condemning white supremacy and gun violence following the May 14 shooting in Buffalo in which 10 Black people were killed.
Monday Starter: "Building bridges with people, especially those most in need, is a call to be closer to those who need us and are waiting for us," outgoing president Sr. Jolanta Kafka said at the UISG assembly in Rome.