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S.W.A.T. (CNS)
Safe Haven (CNS)
Safe House (CNS)
Safe House (SRR)
Safety of Objects, The (CNS)
Sahara (CNS)
Sahara (SAM)
Saint of 9/11 (SAM)
Saint of 9/11 (CNS)
Saint Ralph (CNS)
Saints & Sinners (CNS)
Salmon Fishing in Yemen (CNS)
Salt (CNS)
Samurai Jack (SAM)
Sanctum (CNS)
Santa Clause 2, The (CNS)
Saraband (CNS)
Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour (CNS)
Sarah’s Key (SRR)
Savages, The (SAM)
Savages, The (CNS)
Saved (CNS)
Saving Mr. Banks (CNS)
Saving Private Ryan (SAM)
Saving Shiloh (CNS)
Saw (CNS)
Saw 3-D (CNS)
Saw II (CNS)
Saw III (CNS)
Saw IV (CNS)
Saw V (CNS)
Saw VI (CNS)
Scanner Darkly, A (CNS)
Scary Movie 3 (CNS)
Scary Movie 4 (CNS)
School for Scoundrels (CNS)
School of Rock (CNS)
Science of Sleep, The (CNS)
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (CNS)
Scoop (CNS)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (CNS)
Screen Door Jesus (CNS)
Seabiscuit (SAM)
Seabiscuit (EDC)
Seabiscuit (CNS)
Season of the Witch (CNS)
Secondhand Lion (SAM)
Secondhand Lions (CNS)
Secret Ballot (CNS)
The Secret Life of Bees (CNS)
The Secret Life of Bees (SAM)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (CNS)
Secret Lives of Dentists, The (CNS)
Secret Lives: Hidden Children and Their Rescuers During WWII (CNS)
Secret Window (CNS)
The Secret World of Arrietty (SRR)
The Secret World of Arrietty (CNS)
Secretariat (CNS)
Secretary (CNS)
Secrets and Lies (SAM)
Seducing Doctor Lewis (CNS)
See No Evil (CNS)
Seed of Chucky (CNS)
Seeker, The (CNS)
Seige, The (SAM)
Sea Inside, The (CNS)
Sea Is Watching, The (CNS)
Selena (SAM)
Semi-Pro (CNS)
SENNA (SRR)
Sentinel, The (CNS)
A Separation (SRR)
September Dawn (CNS)
Seraphim Falls (CNS)
Serendipity (SAM)
Serenity (CNS)
Serving Sara (CNS)
Seven Days in Utopia (SRR)
Seven Pounds (CNS)
Seven Pounds (SAM)
Seven Year's in Tibet (SAM)
Sex and the City (CNS)
Sex and the City (SAM)
Sex and the City 2 (CNS)
Sex Drive (CNS)
Shaggy Dog, The (CNS)
Shakespeare in Love (SAM)
Shall We Dance (CNS)
Shanghai Knights (CNS)
Shape of Things, The (CNS)
Shark Tale (CNS)
Shattered Glass (CNS)
Shaun of the Dead (CNS)
She Hate Me (CNS)
Sherlock Holmes (CNS)
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (CNS)
She's the Man (CNS)
She's Out of My League (CNS)
Shine (SAM)
Shine a Light (CNS)
Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness (SRR)
Shoot 'Em Up (CNS)
Shooter (CNS)
Shopgirl (CNS)
Shorts (CNS)
Showtime (SAM)
Showtime at the Apollo (SAM)
Shrek (EDC)
Shrek 2 (CNS)
Shrek 2 (EDC)
Shrek 2 (SAM)
Shrek Forever After (CNS)
Shrek the Third (CNS)
Shrek the Third (EDC)
Shutter (CNS)
Shutter Island (CNS)
Sicko (CNS)
Side Effects (CNS)
Sideways (CNS)
Signs (CNS)
Signs (SAM)
Silent Hill (CNS)
Silent House (CNS)
Silk (CNS)
Silver City (CNS)
Silver Linings Playbook (CNS)
Simon Birch (SAM)
Simone (SAM)
Simone (CNS)
Simpsons Movie, The (CNS)
Sin City (CNS)
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (CNS)
Singin' in the Rain (SAM)
Singing Detective, The (CNS)
Sister Helen (CNS)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, The (CNS)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The (SAM)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The (CNS)
The Sitter (CNS)
Sixth Sense, The (SAM)
Skeleton Key, The (CNS)
Skinwalkers (CNS)
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (CNS)
Sky High (EDC)
Sky High (CNS)
Skyline (CNS)
Slap Her…She's French (CNS)
Sleeper (SAM)
Sleepover (CNS)
Sleepwalking (CNS)
Sleuth (CNS)
Sling Blade (SAM)
Slipstream (CNS)
Slither (CNS)
Slow Burn (CNS)
Slumdog Millionaire (CNS)
Slumdog Millionaire (SAM)
Small Time Crooks (SAM)
Smart People (CNS)
Smoke (SAM)
Smoke Signals (SAM)
Smokin' Aces (CNS)
The Smurfs (CNS)
The Smurfs 2 (CNS)
Snakes on a Plane (CNS)
Snitch (CNS)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (SRR)
Snow White and the Huntsman (CNS)
The Social Network (CNS)
Solaris (SAM)
Solaris (CNS)
The Soloist (CNS)
Something Borrowed (CNS)
Something New (CNS)
Something's Gotta Give (CNS)
Son of God (CNS)
Son of the Mask (CNS)
Son of Rambow (CNS)
Son of Rambow (SAM)
The Song of Sparrows (SAM)
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (CNS)
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (CNS)
Sorority Row (CNS)
Sorry, Haters (CNS)
Soul Food (SAM)
Soul Men (CNS)
Soul Surfer (CNS)
Sound of Music, The (EDC)
Sound of Thunder, A (CNS)
Source Code (CNS)
Space Chimps (CNS)
Space Cowboys (SAM)
Spanglish (CNS)
Spartan (CNS)
The Spectacular Now (CNS)
Speed 2 (SAM)
Speed Racer (CNS)
Spellbound (Frost)
Spellbound (CNS)
Spencer Tracy, Hollywood priest (CNS)
Sphere (SAM)
Spider (CNS)
Spider-Man 2 (CNS)
Spider-Man 2 (SAM)
Spider-Man 3 (SAM)
Spider-Man 3 (CNS)
Spider-Man (SAM)
Spider-Man (EDC)
Spiderwick, Chronicles, The (CNS)
The Spirit (CNS)
Spirited Away (CNS)
Spirited Away (SAM)
Spitfire Grill, The (SAM)
Splice (CNS)
SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, The (CNS)
Springtime in a Small Town (CNS)
Spy Kids (EDC)
Spy Kids 2 (EDC)
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (CNS)
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (CNS)
Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World 4D (SRR)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (CNS)
The Spy Next Door (CNS)
Squid and the Whale, The (CNS)
Stage Beauty (CNS)
Stander (CNS)
Star Trek (CNS)
Star Trek Into Darkness (CNS)
Star Trek: Nemesis (CNS)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (CNS)
Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones (CNS)
Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith (CNS)
Stardust (CNS)
Starsky & Hutch (CNS)
Starter for Ten (CNS)
State of Play (CNS)
Statement, The (CNS)
Station Agent, The (CNS)
Station Agent, The (EDC)
Stay (CNS)
Stay Alive (CNS)
Stealth (CNS)
Stella Days (CNS)
Step Brothers (CNS)
Step Up (CNS)
Step Up 2 the Streets (CNS)
Step Up 3D (CNS)
Step Up All In (CNS)
Step Up Revolution (CNS)
The Stepfather (CNS)
Stepford Wives, The (CNS)
Stick it (CNS)
Stir of Echoes (SAM)
Stomp the Yard (CNS)
The Stoning of Soraya M. (CNS)
Stop-Loss (SAM)
Stop-Loss (CNS)
Story of Us, The (SAM)
Story of the Weeping Camel, The (CNS)
Straight Story, The (SAM)
Strange Wilderness (CNS)
Stranger Than Fiction (CNS)
Strangers With Candy (CNS)
Strangers, The (CNS)
Straw Dogs (CNS)
Street Kings (CNS)
Stuart Little 2 (CNS)
Stuck On You (CNS)
Sum of All Fears, The (CNS)
Sum of All Fears, The (SAM)
Summer of Sam (SAM)
Sunshine (CNS)
Sunshine Cleaning (SAM)
Sunshine State (CNS)
Super 8 (CNS)
Super 8 (SRR)
Super Capers (CNS)
Superbad (CNS)
Supercross: The Movie (CNS)
Superman Returns (CNS)
Superman Returns (SAM)
Surf's Up (CNS)
Surrogates (CNS)
Surviving Christmas (CNS)
Suspect Zero (CNS)
Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (CNS)
Sweet and Lowdown (SAM)
Sweet Hereafter, The (SAM)
Sweet Home Alabama (CNS)
Sweet Land (EDC)
Sweet Sixteen (CNS)
Swept Away (CNS)
Swimming Upstream (CNS)
Swing Vote (CNS)
Swing Vote (SAM)
Swingtown (SAM)
The Switch (CNS)
Sydney White (CNS)
Synecdoche, New York (CNS)
Syriana (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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