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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
Nacho Libre (CNS)
Namesake, The (CNS)
Namesake, The (EDC)
Nancy Drew (CNS)
Nanny Diaries, The (CNS)
Nanny McPhee (CNS)
Nanny McPhee (EDC)
Nanny McPhee (SAM)
Nanny McPhee Returns (CNS)
Napoleon Dynamite (CNS)
Napoleon Dynamite (SAM)
Narc (CNS)
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (CNS)
National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (CNS)
National Security (CNS)
National Treasure (CNS)
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (CNS)
Nativity Story, The (CNS)
Nativity Story, The (SAM)
Nearing Grace (CNS)
Nebraska (CNS)
Need for Speed (CNS)
Negotiator, The (SAM)
Never Back Down (CNS)
Never Been Kissed (SAM)
Never Say Never (CNS)
New in Town (CNS)
New World, The (CNS)
New Year's Eve (CNS)
New York Minute (CNS)
Next Day Air (CNS)
Next Stop Wonderland (SAM)
Nicholas Nickelby (EDC)
Nicholas Nickleby (CNS)
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (CNS)
Night at the Museum (CNS)
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (CNS)
Night Falls on Manhattan (SAM)
Night Listener, The (CNS)
Night Watch (Nochnoi Dozor) (CNS)
Nightcrawler (CNS)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (CNS)
Nights in Rodanthe (CNS)
Nim's Island (CNS)
Nine (CNS)
Nine Lives (CNS)
Nine Lives (SAM)
Nine Queens (CNS)
Nines, The (CNS)
Ninth Day, The (CNS)
No Country for Old Men (CNS)
No Good Deed (CNS)
No Impact Man (CNS)
No Reservations (CNS)
Noah (CNS)
Nobel Son (CNS)
Noel (CNS)
Noel (SAM)
Non-Stop (CNS)
Norbit (CNS)
North Country (CNS)
Northfork (CNS)
Notebook, The (CNS)
Notebook, The (SAM)
Notes on a Scandal (CNS)
Nothing Like the Holidays (CNS)
Notorious (CNS)
Notorious Bettie Page, The (CNS)
Notting Hill (SAM)
Now You See Me (CNS)
Nowhere in Africa (CNS)
Number 23, The (CNS)
Nun's Story, The (SAM)
Nurse Betty (SAM)
The Nut Job (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




All Saints: The earliest certain observance of a feast in honor of all the saints is an early fourth-century commemoration of "all the martyrs." In the early seventh century, after successive waves of invaders plundered the catacombs, Pope Boniface IV gathered up some 28 wagonloads of bones and reinterred them beneath the Pantheon, a Roman temple dedicated to all the gods. The pope rededicated the shrine as a Christian church. According to Venerable Bede, the pope intended "that the memory of all the saints might in the future be honored in the place which had formerly been dedicated to the worship not of gods but of demons" (<i>On the Calculation of Time</i>). 
<p>But the rededication of the Pantheon, like the earlier commemoration of all the martyrs, occurred in May. Many Eastern Churches still honor all the saints in the spring, either during the Easter season or immediately after Pentecost. </p><p>How the Western Church came to celebrate this feast, now recognized as a solemnity, in November is a puzzle to historians. The Anglo-Saxon theologian Alcuin observed the feast on November 1 in 800, as did his friend Arno, Bishop of Salzburg. Rome finally adopted that date in the ninth century.</p> American Catholic Blog Touch can be an act of kindness when someone is dying. If you visit a sick person and find that you are at a loss for words, reach out and touch her hand.

 
PICKS OF THE WEEK
Peace and Good
"A practical and appealing guide to the Poor Man of Assisi." —Margaret Carney, O.S.F., president, St. Bonaventure University
New from Jon Sweeney!
What changed to make a rebellious, reveling young man become the most popular saint in history?
New from Servant!
"Valuable and inspiring wisdom for everyone." —Ralph Martin, S.T.D., author, The Legacy of the New Evangelization
Thomas Merton
"Padovano's presentation of Thomas Merton is second to none." —Paul M. Pearson, director, Thomas Merton Center
When the Church Was Young
Be inspired and challenged by the lives and insights of the Church's early, important teachers.

 
CATHOLIC GREETINGS
All Saints Day
The Church rejoices today in gratitude for all the faithful in heaven and on earth!
All Hallows' Eve
Christians can celebrate Halloween because we believe that good will always triumph over evil.
Congratulations
Share the joy of a special occasion by sending a Catholic Greetings e-card!
Halloween
Welcome Friday evening's goblins with treats and blessings!
St. Jude
Countless generations of Catholics have brought their prayers and their tears to this patron of hopeless causes.



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