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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The rise of monasticism in a modern world

Monastic traditions — such as stability, silence, community, hospitality and love of learning — are speaking to this moment, and those ranging from the nonreligious to apostolic Catholic sisters are listening.

Monday Starter: Sisters lead charge to hold Microsoft accountable on human rights and privacy

Monday Starter: The Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace are taking on a tech giant, leading a group of Microsoft investors to hold the firm's lobbyists accountable on policies related to racial justice, human rights and privacy. 

Monday Starter: Book tries to lift veil on abuse within women's religious communities

Monday Starter: Veil of Silence includes interviews with 11 women, recounting abuses of power and psychological or emotional abuse; congregations of sisters sign up to participate in Laudato Si' Action Platform; virtual event to showcase history of National Black Sisters' Conference

Monday Starter: Hulu's 'Dopesick' reprises Appalachian sister's role as drug counselor and advocate

Monday Starter: Hulu's series "Dopesick" examines how the Sackler family's Purdue Pharma triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. The series features Notre Dame of Montreal Sr. Beth Davies, played by Meagen Fay, a recovering alcoholic turned alcohol counselor.