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Scary Movie 3


Source: Catholic News Service

Lame-brained comedy about a TV reporter (Anna Faris) who uncovers a convergence of cosmic calamities, including a set of mysterious crop circles (on a farm owned by Charlie Sheen), an imminent alien invasion and a sinister videotape. As now directed by David Zucker, this third spoof of current fright flicks and pop culture is still fueled by a lowest-common-denominator gutter mentality in which jokey punch-lines often involve a bodily fluid or sexual innuendo, plummeting from lighthearted lampoon to distasteful irreverence when it makes priestly pedophilia an occasion for laughter. Pervasive crude and sexual humor, some comic violence, scattered drug references, recurring crass expressions, as well as an instance of rough language and profanity. The USCCB Office for Film & Broadcasting classification is O -- morally offensive. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG-13 -- parents are strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.

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Rafal Chylinski: 
		<p>Born near Buk in the Poznan region of Poland, Melchior showed early signs of religious devotion; family members nicknamed him "the little monk." After completing his studies at the Jesuit college in Poznan, Melchior joined the cavalry and was promoted to officer rank within three years.</p>
		<p>In 1715, against the urgings of his military comrades, Melchior joined the Conventual Franciscans in Krakow. Receiving the name Rafal, he was ordained two years later. After pastoral assignments in nine cities, he came to Lagiewniki (central Poland), where he spent the last 13 years of his life, except for 20 months ministering to flood and epidemic victims in Warsaw. In all these places, Rafal was known for his simple and candid sermons, for his generosity, as well as his ministry in the confessional. People of all levels of society were drawn to the self-sacrificing way he lived out his religious profession and priestly ministry. </p>
		<p>Rafal played the harp, lute, and mandolin to accompany liturgical hymns. In Lagiewniki he distributed food, supplies, and clothing to the poor. After his death, the Conventual church in that city became a place of pilgrimage for people throughout Poland. He was beatified in Warsaw in 1991.</p>
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