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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
L.A. Confidential (SAM)
Labor Day (CNS)
The Labyrinth (SRR)
Ladder 49 (CNS)
Lady Chatterly (CNS)
Lady in the Water (SAM)
Lady in the Water, The (CNS)
Ladykillers, The (CNS)
Lake City (CNS)
Lake House, The (CNS)
Lakeview Terrace (CNS)
Lamerica (SAM)
Land of the Blind (CNS)
Land of the Dead (CNS)
Land of the Lost (CNS)
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (CNS)
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (CNS)
Larry Crowne (CNS)
Larry Crowne (SRR)
Lars and the Real Girl (SAM)
Lars and the Real Girl (CNS)
Lassie (CNS)
The Last Airbender (CNS)
Last Chance Harvey (CNS)
Last Days, The (SAM)
The Last Exorcism (CNS)
Last Holiday (CNS)
Last Holiday (EDC)
The Last House on the Left (CNS)
Last King of Scotland, The (CNS)
Last King of Scotland, The (SAM)
Last Kiss, The (CNS)
Last Legion, The (CNS)
Last Mimzy, The (CNS)
The Last Mountain (SRR)
The Last of Robin Hood (CNS)
Last Samurai, The (CNS)
Last Samurai, The (SAM)
Last Shot, The (CNS)
Last Sin Eater, The (CNS)
Last Sin Eater, The (SAM)
The Last Song (CNS)
The Last Stand (CNS)
The Last Witch Hunter (CNS)
L'Auberge Espagnole (CNS)
Laurel Canyon (CNS)
Law Abiding Citizen (CNS)
Lawless (CNS)
Lawless Heart (CNS)
Laws of Attraction (CNS)
Laws of Attraction (SAM)
Layer Cake (CNS)
The Lazarus Effect (CNS)
Le Divorce (CNS)
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The (CNS)
Leap Year (CNS)
Leatherheads (CNS)
Leatherheads (SAM)
Lee Daniels' The Butler (CNS)
Legally Blonde (SAM)
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (CNS)
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde (SAM)
Legend (CNS)
Legend of Baggar Vance, The (SAM)
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (CNS)
The Legend of Hercules (CNS)
Legend of Johnny Lingo, The (CNS)
Legend of Zorro, The (CNS)
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (CNS)
Legion (CNS)
The Lego Movie (CNS)
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (CNS)
Les Miserables (CNS)
Let Me In (CNS)
Let's Be Cops (CNS)
The Letters (CNS)
Letters from Iwo Jima (CNS)
Letters to God (CNS)
Letters to Juliet (CNS)
Levity (CNS)
Levity (SAM)
Liar Liar (SAM)
Libertine, The (CNS)
License to Wed (CNS)
Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, The (CNS)
Life as a House (SAM)
Life As We Know It (CNS)
Life Is Beautiful (SAM)
Life of David Gale, The (CNS)
Life of David Gale, The (SAM)
Lilo & Stitch (CNS)
Limbo (SAM)
Limey, The (SAM)
Limitless (CNS)
The Lincoln Lawyer (CNS)
Lions for Lambs (CNS)
Little Black Book (CNS)
Little Boy (CNS)
Little Children (CNS)
Little Man (CNS)
Little Manhattan (CNS)
Little Miss Sunshine (CNS)
Little Secrets (CNS)
Live Free or Die Hard (CNS)
Lives for Sale (SAM)
Lives of Others, The (Das Leben der Anderen) (SAM)
Lizzie McGuire Movie, The (CNS)
Lockout (CNS)
London (CNS)
The Lone Ranger (CNS)
Lone Star (SAM)
Lonesome Jim (CNS)
The Longest Ride (CNS)
Longest Yard, The (CNS)
Longshots, The (CNS)
Look at Me (CNS)
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (CNS)
Lookout, The (CNS)
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (CNS)
The Lorax (SRR)
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (SAM)
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (CNS)
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (CNS)
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (SAM)
Lord of War (CNS)
Lord of War (SAM)
Lords of Dogtown (CNS)
The Losers (CNS)
Lost City, The (CNS)
Lost in Translation (CNS)
Lost World, The (SAM)
A Lot Like Love (CNS)
Lottery Ticket (CNS)
Love & Mercy (CNS)
Love & Other Drugs (CNS)
Love Actually (CNS)
Love Don't Cost a Thing (CNS)
Love Forbidden (CNS)
Love Guru, The (CNS)
Love Happens (CNS)
Love the Hard Way (CNS)
Love in the Time of Cholera (CNS)
Love Liza (CNS)
A Love Song for Bobby Long (CNS)
Love Songs (CNS)
Lovely and Amazing (CNS)
The Lovely Bones (CNS)
Loverboy (CNS)
Love's Abiding Joy (CNS)
La Strada (SAM)
Lucky Number Slevin (CNS)
The Lucky One (CNS)
The Lucky One (SRR)
Lucky Ones, The (CNS)
Lucky You (CNS)
Lucy (CNS)
Lust, Caution (CNS)
Luther (CNS)
La Vie En Rose (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




Athanasius: Athanasius led a tumultuous but dedicated life of service to the Church. He was the great champion of the faith against the widespread heresy of Arianism, the teaching by Arius that Jesus was not truly divine. The vigor of his writings earned him the title of doctor of the Church. 
<p>Born of a Christian family in Alexandria, Egypt, and given a classical education, Athanasius became secretary to Alexander, the bishop of Alexandria, entered the priesthood and was eventually named bishop himself. His predecessor, Alexander, had been an outspoken critic of a new movement growing in the East—Arianism. </p><p>When Athanasius assumed his role as bishop of Alexandria, he continued the fight against Arianism. At first it seemed that the battle would be easily won and that Arianism would be condemned. Such, however, did not prove to be the case. The Council of Tyre was called and for several reasons that are still unclear, the Emperor Constantine exiled Athanasius to northern Gaul. This was to be the first in a series of travels and exiles reminiscent of the life of St. Paul. </p><p>After Constantine died, his son restored Athanasius as bishop. This lasted only a year, however, for he was deposed once again by a coalition of Arian bishops. Athanasius took his case to Rome, and Pope Julius I called a synod to review the case and other related matters. </p><p>Five times Athanasius was exiled for his defense of the doctrine of Christ’s divinity. During one period of his life, he enjoyed 10 years of relative peace—reading, writing and promoting the Christian life along the lines of the monastic ideal to which he was greatly devoted. His dogmatic and historical writings are almost all polemic, directed against every aspect of Arianism. </p><p>Among his ascetical writings, his<i> Life of St. Anthony</i> (January 17) achieved astonishing popularity and contributed greatly to the establishment of monastic life throughout the Western Christian world.</p> American Catholic Blog Suffering is redemptive in part because it definitively reveals to man that he is not in fact God, and it thereby opens the human person to receive the divine.

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