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W. (CNS)
Wackness, The (CNS)
Wag the Dog (SAM)
Wager, The (CNS)
Waist Deep (CNS)
Waiting (CNS)
Waitress (CNS)
The Walk (CNS)
A Walk Among the Tombstones (CNS)
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (CNS)
A Walk in the Woods (CNS)
Walk the Line (CNS)
Walk the Line (SAM)
Walking Tall (CNS)
Walking With Dinosaurs (CNS)
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (CNS)
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (CNS)
WALL-E (CNS)
WALL-E (SAM)
Wanted (CNS)
War (CNS)
War Horse (SRR)
War Horse (CNS)
War Inc. (SAM)
War of the Worlds (SAM)
War of the Worlds (CNS)
War Room (CNS)
Warm Bodies (CNS)
Warrior (SRR)
The Warrior's Way (CNS)
Wasabi (CNS)
Washington Heights (CNS)
Watchmen (CNS)
Water (CNS)
Water (SAM)
The Water Diviner (CNS)
Water Horse: Legend of the Deep, The (CNS)
The Way (SRR)
The Way Back (CNS)
We Are Marshall (SAM)
We Are Marshall (CNS)
We Are Your Friends (CNS)
We Bought a Zoo (SRR)
We Bought a Zoo (CNS)
We Don't Live Here Anymore (CNS)
We Have a Pope (SRR)
We Own the Night (CNS)
We Were Soldiers (SAM)
Weather Man, The (CNS)
Wedding Crashers (CNS)
Wedding Date, The (CNS)
Wedding Singer, The (SAM)
Weight of Water, The (CNS)
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (CNS)
Welcome to Collinwood (CNS)
Welcome to Mooseport (CNS)
Wendell Baker Story, The (CNS)
Whale Rider (SAM)
Whale Rider (CNS)
Whale Rider (EDC)
What The Bleep Do We Know? (CNS)
What Dreams May Come (SAM)
What a Girl Wants (CNS)
What Happens in Vegas (CNS)
What Just Happened (CNS)
What to Expect When You're Expecting (CNS)
What Women Want (SAM)
Whatever Works (CNS)
What's Your Number? (CNS)
When the Game Stands Tall (CNS)
When I Find the Ocean (SAM)
When in Rome (CNS)
When a Stranger Calls (CNS)
Where God Left His Shoes (CNS)
Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden? (CNS)
Where the Truth Lies (CNS)
Where the Wild Things Are (CNS)
Whip It (CNS)
Whiplash (CNS)
The Whistleblower (SRR)
White Chicks (CNS)
White Countess, The (CNS)
White House Down (CNS)
White Noise (CNS)
White Oleander (CNS)
Whiteout (CNS)
Who's Your Caddy (CNS)
Wicker Man, The (CNS)
Wicker Park (CNS)
Wild Hogs (CNS)
Wild Man Blues (SAM)
Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (EDC)
Wild Strawberries (SAM)
Wild Thornberrys Movie, The (CNS)
Wild, The (SAM)
Wild, The (CNS)
Willard (CNS)
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (CNS)
Wimbledon (CNS)
Win a Date With Tad Hamilton (CNS)
The Wind Rises (CNS)
Wind That Shakes the Barley (CNS)
Winded Migration (CNS)
Wings of the Dove, The (SAM)
Winnie the Pooh (SRR)
Winslow Boy, The (SAM)
Winter Solstice (CNS)
Winter's Tale (CNS)
The Witch (CNS)
Without a Paddle (CNS)
Without a Trace (SAM)
Witless Protection (CNS)
Wolf Creek (CNS)
The Wolfman (CNS)
The Wolverine (CNS)
Women, The (CNS)
The Woman in Black (CNS)
The Woman in Black (SRR)
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (CNS)
Woman in Gold (CNS)
Woman Thou Art Loosed (CNS)
Wonder Boys (SAM)
Wonderland (SAM)
Wonderland (CNS)
Woodlawn (CNS)
Woodsman, The (CNS)
The Words (CNS)
World Trade Center (CNS)
World Trade Center (SAM)
World War Z (CNS)
World's Fastest Indian, The (CNS)
Wrath of the Titans (CNS)
The Wrestler (CNS)
Wristcutters: A Love Story (CNS)
Wrong Turn (CNS)
WXIII: Patlabor The Movie 3 (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




Philip Neri: Philip Neri was a sign of contradiction, combining popularity with piety against the background of a corrupt Rome and a disinterested clergy, the whole post-Renaissance malaise. 
<p>At an early age, he abandoned the chance to become a businessman, moved to Rome from Florence and devoted his life and individuality to God. After three years of philosophy and theology studies, he gave up any thought of ordination. The next 13 years were spent in a vocation unusual at the time—that of a layperson actively engaged in prayer and the apostolate. </p><p>As the Council of Trent (1545-63) was reforming the Church on a doctrinal level, Philip’s appealing personality was winning him friends from all levels of society, from beggars to cardinals. He rapidly gathered around himself a group of laypersons won over by his audacious spirituality. Initially they met as an informal prayer and discussion group, and also served poor people in Rome. </p><p>At the urging of his confessor, he was ordained a priest and soon became an outstanding confessor, gifted with the knack of piercing the pretenses and illusions of others, though always in a charitable manner and often with a joke. He arranged talks, discussions and prayers for his penitents in a room above the church. He sometimes led “excursions” to other churches, often with music and a picnic on the way. </p><p>Some of his followers became priests and lived together in community. This was the beginning of the Oratory, the religious institute he founded. A feature of their life was a daily afternoon service of four informal talks, with vernacular hymns and prayers. Giovanni Palestrina was one of Philip’s followers, and composed music for the services. </p><p>The Oratory was finally approved after suffering through a period of accusations of being an assembly of heretics, where laypersons preached and sang vernacular hymns! (Cardinal Newman founded the first English-speaking house of the Oratory three centuries later.) </p><p>Philip’s advice was sought by many of the prominent figures of his day. He is one of the influential figures of the Counter-Reformation, mainly for converting to personal holiness many of the influential people within the Church itself. His characteristic virtues were humility and gaiety.</p> American Catholic Blog We need do no more than we are doing at present; that is, to love divine Providence and abandon ourselves in his arms and heart.<br />—St. Padre Pio

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