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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)
San Andreas (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)
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Saw IV (CNS)
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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)
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (CNS)
Screen Door Jesus (CNS)
Seabiscuit (SAM)
Seabiscuit (EDC)
Seabiscuit (CNS)
Season of the Witch (CNS)
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (CNS)
Secondhand Lion (SAM)
Secondhand Lions (CNS)
Secret Ballot (CNS)
Secret in Their Eyes (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)
Self/less (CNS)
Selma (CNS)
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)
Seventh Son (CNS)
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)
Shaun the Sheep Movie (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)
Sinister 2 (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 (CNS)
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)
Southpaw (CNS)
Space Chimps (CNS)
Space Cowboys (SAM)
Spanglish (CNS)
Spartan (CNS)
The Spectacular Now (CNS)
Spectre (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)
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (CNS)
SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, The (CNS)
Spotlight (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)
St. Vincent (CNS)
Stage Beauty (CNS)
Stander (CNS)
Star Trek (CNS)
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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)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (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)
Steve Jobs (CNS)
Stick it (CNS)
Still Alice (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 Outta Compton (CNS)
Straight Story, The (SAM)
Strange Magic (CNS)
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




Cyril and Methodius: Because their father was an officer in a part of Greece inhabited by many Slavs, these two Greek brothers ultimately became missionaries, teachers and patrons of the Slavic peoples. 
<p>After a brilliant course of studies, Cyril (called Constantine until he became a monk shortly before his death) refused the governorship of a district such as his brother had accepted among the Slavic-speaking population. Cyril withdrew to a monastery where his brother Methodius had become a monk after some years in a governmental post. </p><p>A decisive change in their lives occurred when the Duke of Moravia (present-day Czech Republic) asked the Eastern Emperor Michael for political independence from German rule and ecclesiastical autonomy (having their own clergy and liturgy). Cyril and Methodius undertook the missionary task. </p><p>Cyril’s first work was to invent an alphabet, still used in some Eastern liturgies. His followers probably formed the Cyrillic alphabet (for example, modern Russian) from Greek capital letters. Together they translated the Gospels, the psalter, Paul’s letters and the liturgical books into Slavonic, and composed a Slavonic liturgy, highly irregular then. </p><p>That and their free use of the vernacular in preaching led to opposition from the German clergy. The bishop refused to consecrate Slavic bishops and priests, and Cyril was forced to appeal to Rome. On the visit to Rome, he and Methodius had the joy of seeing their new liturgy approved by Pope Adrian II. Cyril, long an invalid, died in Rome 50 days after taking the monastic habit. </p><p>Methodius continued mission work for 16 more years. He was papal legate for all the Slavic peoples, consecrated a bishop and then given an ancient see (now in the Czech Republic). When much of their former territory was removed from their jurisdiction, the Bavarian bishops retaliated with a violent storm of accusation against Methodius. As a result, Emperor Louis the German exiled Methodius for three years. Pope John VIII secured his release. </p><p>Because the Frankish clergy, still smarting, continued their accusations, Methodius had to go to Rome to defend himself against charges of heresy and uphold his use of the Slavonic liturgy. He was again vindicated. </p><p>Legend has it that in a feverish period of activity, Methodius translated the whole Bible into Slavonic in eight months. He died on Tuesday of Holy Week, surrounded by his disciples, in his cathedral church. </p><p>Opposition continued after his death, and the work of the brothers in Moravia was brought to an end and their disciples scattered. But the expulsions had the beneficial effect of spreading the spiritual, liturgical and cultural work of the brothers to Bulgaria, Bohemia and southern Poland. Patrons of Moravia, and specially venerated by Catholic Czechs, Slovaks, Croatians, Orthodox Serbians and Bulgarians, Cyril and Methodius are eminently fitted to guard the long-desired unity of East and West. In 1980, Pope John Paul II named them additional co-patrons of Europe (with Benedict).</p> American Catholic Blog This is the beauty of self-giving love: Men and women, driven by love, freely choose to give up their autonomy, to limit their freedom, by committing themselves to the good of the spouse. Love is so powerful that it impels them to want to surrender their will to their beloved in this profound way.

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