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All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Cabin Fever (CNS)
Cache (Hidden) (CNS)
Cadillac Records (CNS)
Calendar Girls (CNS)
Callas Forever (CNS)
The Calling (CNS)
Calvary (CNS)
Capitalism: A Love Story (CNS)
Capote (CNS)
Capote (SAM)
Captain America: The First Avenger (CNS)
Captain America: The First Avenger (SRR)
Captain Phillips (CNS)
Captivity (CNS)
Capturing the Friedmans (CNS)
Carandiru (CNS)
Carnage (SRR)
Carrie (CNS)
Cars (CNS)
Cars 2 (CNS)
Casa de Los Babys (CNS)
Case 39 (CNS)
Casino Royale (CNS)
Cassandra's Dream (CNS)
Cassanova (CNS)
Cast Away (SAM)
Cast Away (EDC)
Catch and Release (CNS)
Catch a Fire (CNS)
Catch Me If You Can (SAM)
Catch Me If You Can (CNS)
Catch That Kid (CNS)
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (CNS)
Catwoman (CNS)
Cautiva (Captive) (SAM)
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (CNS)
Cave of the Yellow Dog, The (CNS)
Cave, The (CNS)
Cellular (CNS)
Central Station (SAM)
Cesar Chavez (CNS)
Chandni Chowk to China (CNS)
Changeling (SAM)
Changeling (CNS)
The Change-Up (CNS)
Changing Lanes (SAM)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (CNS)
Charlie Bartlett (CNS)
Charlie St. Cloud (CNS)
Charlie Wilson's War (CNS)
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (CNS)
Charlotte's Web (SAM)
Charlotte's Web (EDC)
Charlotte's Web (CNS)
Chasing Churchill: In Search of my Grandfather (SAM)
Chasing Liberty (CNS)
Chasing Mavericks (CNS)
Chasing Papi (CNS)
Che: Parts I & II (SAM)
Cheaper By the Dozen (SAM)
Cheaper by the Dozen (CNS)
Cheaper by the Dozen (CNS)
Chef (CNS)
Chernobyl Diaries (CNS)
Chicago (CNS)
Chicago (SAM)
Chicken Little (EDC)
Chicken Little (CNS)
Chicken Run (EDC)
Children of Men (CNS)
Chimpanzee (CNS)
Chimpanzee (SRR)
Chocolat (SAM)
Choke (CNS)
Chorus (Les Choristes), The (CNS)
Chorus Line, A (EDC)
Chorus, The (EDC)
Christmas at Maxwell's (CNS)
A Christmas Carol (CNS)
Christmas in the Clouds (CNS)
A Christmas Tale (Un Conte de Noel) (CNS)
Christmas With the Kranks (CNS)
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The (CNS)
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The (EDC)
Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The (SAM)
Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The (CNS)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (CNS)
Chronicles of Riddick, The (CNS)
Chumscrubber, The (CNS)
Cider House Rules, The (SAM)
Cinderella Man (SAM)
Cinderella Man (CNS)
Cinderella Story, A (CNS)
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (CNS)
City Hall (SAM)
City of Angels (SAM)
City of Ember (CNS)
City of Ghosts (CNS)
City of God (CNS)
Civic Duty (CNS)
Civil Action, A (EDC)
Civil Action, A (SAM)
CJ7 (CNS)
Clash of the Titans (CNS)
The Class (CNS)
Clearing, The (CNS)
Clearing, The (SAM)
Clerks II (CNS)
Click (CNS)
Closed Circuit (CNS)
Closer (CNS)
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (CNS)
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (CNS)
Cloverfield (CNS)
Coach Carter (CNS)
Code 46 (CNS)
Code Name: The Cleaner (CNS)
Coffee and Cigarettes (CNS)
Cold Creek Manor (CNS)
The Cold Light of Day (CNS)
Cold Mountain (SAM)
Cold Mountain (CNS)
Collateral (CNS)
The Collector (CNS)
College (CNS)
College Road Trip (CNS)
Colombiana (CNS)
Color of the Cross (SAM)
Color of Paradise, The (SAM)
Combacks, The (CNS)
Company, The (CNS)
Con Air (SAM)
Conan the Barbarian (CNS)
Condemned, The (CNS)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (CNS)
Confessions of a Shopaholic (CNS)
Confessions of a Shopaholic (SAM)
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (CNS)
Confetti (CNS)
Confidence (CNS)
Connie and Carla (CNS)
Conspiracy of Silence (CNS)
Conspiracy Theory (SAM)
The Conspirator (CNS)
Constant Gardener (CNS)
Constant Gardener, The (SAM)
Constantine (CNS)
Constantine's Sword (CNS)
Constantine's Sword (SAM)
Contact (SAM)
Contagion (SRR)
Contender, The (SAM)
Contraband (CNS)
Contraband (SRR)
Conversation, The (SAM)
Conversations With God (CNS)
Conviction (CNS)
Cookout, The (CNS)
Cooler, The (CNS)
Cop Land (SAM)
Cop Out (CNS)
Coraline (CNS)
Core, The (CNS)
Coriolanus (SRR)
Coriolanus (CNS)
The Counselor (CNS)
Counterfeiters, The (CNS)
Country Bears, The (CNS)
Country Strong (CNS)
Couples Retreat (CNS)
Courage Under Fire (SAM)
Courageous (CNS)
The Cove (SAM)
Covenant, The (CNS)
Cowboys & Aliens (CNS)
CQ (CNS)
Cradle 2 the Grave (CNS)
Crank (CNS)
Crash (SAM)
Crash (CNS)
Crazy Love (CNS)
Crazy, Stupid, Love (CNS)
Crazy, Stupid, Love (SRR)
Crime of Father Amaro, The (CNS)
Criminal (CNS)
The Croods (CNS)
Crossover (CNS)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (SAM)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (EDC)
Croupier (SAM)
Crucible, The (SAM)
Cry Wolf (CNS)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (CNS)
Curious George (CNS)
Curse of the Jade Scorpion, The (SAM)
Cursed (CNS)


U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' ratings
A-I General patronage
A-II Adults and adolescents
A-III Adults
A-IV Adults, with reservations
L Limited adult audience
O Morally offensive

Motion Picture Association of America ratings
G General audiences
PG Parental guidance suggested
PG-13 Parents strongly cautioned
R Restricted
NC-17 No one 17 and under admitted




John Paul II: “Open wide the doors to Christ,” urged John Paul II during the homily at the Mass when he was installed as pope in 1978. <br /><br />Born in Wadowice, Poland, Karol Jozef Wojtyla had lost his mother, father and older brother before his 21st birthday. Karol’s promising academic career at Krakow’s Jagiellonian University was cut short by the outbreak of World War II. While working in a quarry and a chemical factory, he enrolled in an “underground” seminary in Kraków. Ordained in 1946, he was immediately sent to Rome where he earned a doctorate in theology. <br /><br />Back in Poland, a short assignment as assistant pastor in a rural parish preceded his very fruitful chaplaincy for university students. Soon he earned a doctorate in philosophy and began teaching that subject at Poland’s University of Lublin. <br /><br />Communist officials allowed him to be appointed auxiliary bishop of Kraków in 1958, considering him a relatively harmless intellectual. They could not have been more wrong! <br /><br />He attended all four sessions of Vatican II and contributed especially to its <em>Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World</em>. Appointed as archbishop of Kraków in 1964, he was named a cardinal three years later. <br /><br />Elected pope in October 1978, he took the name of his short-lived, immediate predecessor. Pope John Paul II was the first non-Italian pope in 455 years. In time, he made pastoral visits to 124 countries, including several with small Christian populations. <br /><br />He promoted ecumenical and interfaith initiatives, especially the 1986 Day of Prayer for World Peace in Assisi. He visited Rome’s Main Synagogue and the Western Wall in Jerusalem; he also established diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Israel. He improved Catholic-Muslim relations and in 2001 visited a mosque in Damascus, Syria. <br /><br />The Great Jubilee of the Year 2000, a key event in John Paul’s ministry, was marked by special celebrations in Rome and elsewhere for Catholics and other Christians. Relations with the Orthodox Churches improved considerably during his ministry as pope. <br /><br />“Christ is the center of the universe and of human history” was the opening line of his 1979 encyclical, <em>Redeemer of the Human Race</em>. In 1995, he described himself to the United Nations General Assembly as “a witness to hope.” <br /><br />His 1979 visit to Poland encouraged the growth of the Solidarity movement there and the collapse of communism in central and eastern Europe 10 years later. He began World Youth Day and traveled to several countries for those celebrations. He very much wanted to visit China and the Soviet Union but the governments in those countries prevented that. <br /><br />One of the most well-remembered photos of his pontificate was his one-on-one conversation in 1983 with Mehmet Ali Agca, who had attempted to assassinate him two years earlier. <br /><br />In his 27 years of papal ministry, John Paul II wrote 14 encyclicals and five books, canonized 482 saints and beatified 1,338 people. <br /><br />In the last years of his life, he suffered from Parkinson’s disease and was forced to cut back on some of his activities. <br /><br />Pope Benedict XVI beatified John Paul II in 2011, and Pope Francis canonized him in 2014. American Catholic Blog Lord, may I have balance and measure in everything—except in Love. —St. Josemaría Escrivá

 
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