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What does NCAN stand for?

NCAN stands for National Coalition of American Nuns (est. 1969)

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How much more empowering it is for women religious to look at themselves in terms of their own groups: the National Coalition of American Nuns, the National Assembly of Women Religious, the Catholic social justice lobby NETWORK, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and its counterparts in other countries--indeed to reflect on their own progress in light of other women's groups around the world.
Formerly a Catholic school teacher, she now serves on the Board of Directors of the National Coalition of American Nuns.
On a related topic, the National Coalition of American Nuns has issued guidelines promoting the acceptance of homosexuality, abortion, gay 'marriage' and the adoption of children by homosexual partners.
Recent statements adopted by the National Coalition of American Nuns and other groups of religious women promote an adult vision of the church in which justice, nonviolence, conscience and inclusivity prevail.
The December, 1993, issue from the official publication of the National Coalition of American Nuns trashed Mother Teresa for being loyal to the church: "Her modus operandi reflects the church at its worst--noncollaborative, authoritarian, hierarchical and tunnel-visioned.