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D.E.B.S. (CNS)
Daddy Day Camp (CNS)
Daddy Day Care (CNS)
Daens (SAM)
Daltry Calhoun (CNS)
Dance Flick (CNS)
Dancer Upstairs, The (CNS)
Danny Collins (CNS)
Danny Deckchair (CNS)
Daredevil (CNS)
Darjeeling Limited, The (CNS)
Dark Blue (CNS)
The Dark Knight Rises (CNS)
Dark Knight, The (SAM)
Dark Knight, The (CNS)
Dark Shadows (CNS)
Dark Skies (CNS)
Dark Water (CNS)
The Darkest Hour (CNS)
Darkness Falls (CNS)
Date Movie (CNS)
Date Night (CNS)
Dawn of the Dead (CNS)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (CNS)
Day After Tomorrow, The (CNS)
Day After Tomorrow, The (SAM)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (CNS)
Daybreakers (CNS)
Days and Clouds (Giorni e Nuvole) (CNS)
Dead Man Walking (SAM)
Dead Silence (CNS)
Dear Frankie (CNS)
Dear God (SAM)
Dear John (CNS)
Dear Wendy (CNS)
Death at a Funeral (CNS)
Death at a Funeral (CNS)
Death of Mr. Lazarescu, The (CNS)
Death Race (CNS)
Death Sentence (CNS)
The Debt (CNS)
The Debt (SRR)
December Boys (CNS)
Deception (CNS)
Deck the Halls (CNS)
Dedication (CNS)
Deep Blue (CNS)
Deep End of the Ocean, The (SAM)
Defiance (CNS)
Definitely, Maybe (CNS)
Deja Vu (CNS)
Delgo (CNS)
Delirious (CNS)
Deliver Us From Eva (CNS)
Deliver Us From Evil (SAM)
Deliver Us From Evil (CNS)
De-Lovely (CNS)
Delta Farce (CNS)
Departed, The (SAM)
Departed, The (CNS)
Departures (Okuribito) (SAM)
Derailed (CNS)
The Descendants (CNS)
The Descendants (SRR)
Descent, The (CNS)
Despicable Me (CNS)
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (CNS)
The Devil Inside (CNS)
The Devil Inside (SRR)
Devil Wears Prada, The (Frost)
Devil Wears Prada, The (CNS)
Devil Wears Prada, The (SAM)
Devil's Own, The (SAM)
Devil's Rejects, The (CNS)
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (CNS)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (CNS)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (CNS)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (CNS)
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (CNS)
Did You Hear About the Morgans? (CNS)
Die Another Day (CNS)
Diggers (CNS)
Dan in Real Life (CNS)
Dan in Real Life (SAM)
Dinner for Schmucks (CNS)
Dirty (CNS)
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (CNS)
Dirty Pretty Things (CNS)
Dirty Shame, A (CNS)
Disaster Movie (CNS)
Dish, The (SAM)
Disney's the Kid (SAM)
District 9 (CNS)
Disturbia (CNS)
Divergent (CNS)
The Divergent Series: Insurgent (CNS)
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (CNS)
Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The (CNS)
DOA: Dead or Alive (CNS)
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (CNS)
Dogma (SAM)
Dogville (CNS)
Dolphin Tale (SRR)
Dolphin Tale 2 (CNS)
Dominion: The Prequel to the Exorcist (CNS)
Domino (CNS)
Donnie Brasco (SAM)
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (CNS)
Don't Come Knocking (CNS)
Don't Move (CNS)
Don't Tempt Me (CNS)
Doogal (CNS)
Doom (CNS)
Doomsday (CNS)
Door in the Floor, The (CNS)
Dot the I (CNS)
Doubt (CNS)
Doubt (SAM)
Down in the Valley (CNS)
Down With Love (CNS)
Downfall (CNS)
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (CNS)
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who (CNS)
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (CNS)
Dr. Suess' Horton Hears a Who! (SAM)
Drag Me to Hell (CNS)
Dragonfly (SAM)
Dragonheart (SAM)
Dream House (CNS)
Dreamcatcher (CNS)
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (CNS)
Dreamers, The (CNS)
Dreamgirls (CNS)
Drillbit Taylor (CNS)
Drive (CNS)
Drumline (CNS)
The Duchess (SAM)
Duchess, The (CNS)
Due Date (CNS)
The Dukes (CNS)
Dukes of Hazzard, The (CNS)
Duma (CNS)
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (CNS)
Duplex (CNS)
Duplicity (CNS)
Duplicity (SAM)
Dust Factory, The (CNS)
Da Vinci Code, The (CNS)
Da Vinci Code, The (SAM)
D-War Dragon Wars (CNS)
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (CNS)
Dysfunktional Family (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

John of Monte Corvino: At a time when the Church was heavily embroiled in nationalistic rivalries within Europe, it was also reaching across Asia to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to the Mongols. John of Monte Corvino went to China about the same time Marco Polo was returning. 
<p>John was a soldier, judge and doctor before he became a friar. Prior to going to Tabriz, Persia (present-day Iran), in 1278, he was well known for his preaching and teaching. In 1291 he left Tabriz as a legate of Pope Nicholas IV to the court of Kublai Khan. An Italian merchant, a Dominican friar and John traveled to western India where the Dominican died. When John and the Italian merchant arrived in China in 1294, Kublai Khan had recently died. </p><p>Nestorian Christians, successors to the dissidents of the fifth-century Council of Ephesus’ teaching on Jesus Christ, had been in China since the seventh century. John converted some of them and also some of the Chinese, including Prince George from Tenduk, northwest of Beijing. Prince George named his son after this holy friar. </p><p>John established his headquarters in Khanbalik (now Beijing), where he built two churches; his was the first resident Catholic mission in the country. By 1304 he had translated the Psalms and the New Testament into the Tatar language. </p><p>Responding to two letters from John, Pope Clement V named John Archbishop of Khanbalik in 1307 and consecrated seven friars as bishops of neighboring dioceses. One of the seven never left Europe. Three others died along the way to China; the remaining three bishops and the friars who accompanied them arrived there in 1308. </p><p>When John died in 1328, he was mourned by Christians and non-Christians. His tomb quickly became a place of pilgrimage. In 1368, Christianity was banished from China when the Mongols were expelled and the Ming dynasty began. John’s cause has been introduced in Rome.</p> American Catholic Blog We look ahead to the coming of the Son of Man, standing erect and with heads held high. We live in hope, not in fear. Our experience of God is no longer limited by human weakness or even human sinfulness. God has always been one step ahead of us, with a plan that exceeds our greatest desires.

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