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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)
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)
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 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)
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 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)
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 & 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




Robert Bellarmine: When Robert Bellarmine was ordained in 1570, the study of Church history and the fathers of the Church was in a sad state of neglect. A promising scholar from his youth in Tuscany, he devoted his energy to these two subjects, as well as to Scripture, in order to systematize Church doctrine against the attacks of the Protestant Reformers. He was the first Jesuit to become a professor at Louvain. 
<p>His most famous work is his three-volume <i>Disputations on the Controversies </i><em>of the Christian Faith</em>. Particularly noteworthy are the sections on the temporal power of the pope and the role of the laity. He incurred the anger of monarchists in England and France by showing the divine-right-of-kings theory untenable. He developed the theory of the indirect power of the pope in temporal affairs; although he was defending the pope against the Scottish philosopher Barclay, he also incurred the ire of Pope Sixtus V. </p><p>Bellarmine was made a cardinal by Pope Clement VIII on the grounds that "he had not his equal for learning." While he occupied apartments in the Vatican, Bellarmine relaxed none of his former austerities. He limited his household expenses to what was barely essential, eating only the food available to the poor. He was known to have ransomed a soldier who had deserted from the army and he used the hangings of his rooms to clothe poor people, remarking, "The walls won't catch cold." </p><p>Among many activities, he became theologian to Pope Clement VIII, preparing two catechisms which have had great influence in the Church. </p><p>The last major controversy of Bellarmine's life came in 1616 when he had to admonish his friend Galileo, whom he admired. Bellarmine delivered the admonition on behalf of the Holy Office, which had decided that the heliocentric theory of Copernicus (the sun as stationary) was contrary to Scripture. The admonition amounted to a caution against putting forward—other than as a hypothesis—theories not yet fully proved. This shows that saints are not infallible. </p><p>Bellarmine died on September 17, 1621. The process for his canonization was begun in 1627 but was delayed until 1930 for political reasons, stemming from his writings. In 1930, Pope Pius XI canonized him and the next year declared him a doctor of the Church.</p> American Catholic Blog The joy of the Lord is our strength. Therefore, each of us will accept a life of poverty in cheerful trust. We will minister to Christ in the distressing disguise of the poor with cheerful devotion. If our work is done with joy, we will have no reason to be unhappy.

 
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