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All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Face/Off (SAM)
Facing the Giants (SAM)
Facing the Giants (CNS)
Factory Girl (CNS)
Factotum (CNS)
Fahrenheit (SAM)
Fahrenheit 9/11 (CNS)
Failure to Launch (CNS)
Faith of Our Fathers (CNS)
Fall, The (CNS)
Fallen Angel (SAM)
Fame (CNS)
Family Stone, The (CNS)
Family Thing, A (SAM)
Fantastic Four (CNS)
Fantastic Four (CNS)
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (CNS)
Fantastic Mr. Fox (CNS)
Far From Heaven (SAM)
Far From Heaven (CNS)
Far from the Madding Crowd (CNS)
Fargo (SAM)
Fast & Furious (CNS)
Fast & Furious 6 (CNS)
Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, The (CNS)
Fast Five (CNS)
Fast Food Nation (CNS)
Faster (CNS)
Fat Albert (CNS)
Fateless (CNS)
Father's Day (SAM)
The Fault in Our Stars (CNS)
Fay Grim (CNS)
Feast of Love (CNS)
Feel the Noise (CNS)
Fellowship of the Ring, The (EDC)
Fellowship of the Ring, The (SAM)
Femme Fatale (CNS)
Fever Pitch (CNS)
Fifteen Minutes (SAM)
The Fifth Estate (CNS)
Fifty Shades of Black (CNS)
The Fighter (CNS)
Fighting (CNS)
Fighting Temptations, The (CNS)
Fighting Temptations, The (SAM)
Final Cut, The (CNS)
The Final Destination (CNS)
Final Destination 2 (CNS)
Final Destination 3 (CNS)
Final Destination 5 (CNS)
Final Inquiry, The (SAM)
Final Season, The (CNS)
Finding Amanda (CNS)
Finding Nemo (CNS)
Finding Nemo (EDC)
Finding Nemo (SAM)
Finding Neverland (SAM)
Finding Neverland (CNS)
The Finest Hours (CNS)
Fired Up! (CNS)
Firehouse Dog (SAM)
Firehouse Dog (CNS)
Fireproof (SAM)
Fireproof (CNS)
Firewall (CNS)
First Daughter, The (CNS)
The First Grader (SRR)
First Sunday (CNS)
Fish Without a Bicycle (CNS)
Flags of Our Fathers (CNS)
Flash of Genius (CNS)
Flashpoint (SAM)
Flawless (CNS)
Flicka (EDC)
Flicka (CNS)
Flightplan (CNS)
Flower of Evil, The (CNS)
The Fluffy Movie (CNS)
Flushed Away (CNS)
Fly Away Home (SAM)
Fly Me to the Moon (CNS)
Flyboys (SAM)
Flyboys (CNS)
Flying Scotsman, The (CNS)
Focus (CNS)
Fog of War, The (CNS)
Fog, The (CNS)
Fool's Gold (CNS)
Footloose (CNS)
For Colored Girls (CNS)
Forbidden Kingdom, The (CNS)
Forces of Nature (SAM)
Forever Strong (CNS)
Forgetting Sarah Marshal (CNS)
Forgotten, The (CNS)
Formula 51 (CNS)
Fountain, The (CNS)
Four Brothers (CNS)
Four Christmases (CNS)
Four Roses (SAM)
The Fourth Kind (CNS)
Fracture (CNS)
Frankenweenie (CNS)
Freaky Friday (CNS)
Freaky Friday (EDC)
Fred Claus (CNS)
Freddy vs. Jason (CNS)
Free Birds (CNS)
Freedom Writers (SAM)
Freedom Writers (CNS)
Freedomland (CNS)
Frequency (SAM)
Freshman Orientation (CNS)
Frida (CNS)
Friday the 13th (CNS)
Friday After Next (CNS)
Friday Night Lights (EDC)
Friday Night Lights (CNS)
Friends With Benefits (CNS)
Friends With Money (CNS)
Fright Night (CNS)
From Paris With Love (CNS)
Frost/Nixon (CNS)
Frozen (CNS)
Frozen River (CNS)
Fugitive Pieces (CNS)
Full Frontal (CNS)
Fun With Dick and Jane (CNS)
Funny Games (CNS)
Funny People (CNS)
Furious 7 (CNS)
Furry Vengeance (CNS)
Fury (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




Athanasius: Athanasius led a tumultuous but dedicated life of service to the Church. He was the great champion of the faith against the widespread heresy of Arianism, the teaching by Arius that Jesus was not truly divine. The vigor of his writings earned him the title of doctor of the Church. 
<p>Born of a Christian family in Alexandria, Egypt, and given a classical education, Athanasius became secretary to Alexander, the bishop of Alexandria, entered the priesthood and was eventually named bishop himself. His predecessor, Alexander, had been an outspoken critic of a new movement growing in the East—Arianism. </p><p>When Athanasius assumed his role as bishop of Alexandria, he continued the fight against Arianism. At first it seemed that the battle would be easily won and that Arianism would be condemned. Such, however, did not prove to be the case. The Council of Tyre was called and for several reasons that are still unclear, the Emperor Constantine exiled Athanasius to northern Gaul. This was to be the first in a series of travels and exiles reminiscent of the life of St. Paul. </p><p>After Constantine died, his son restored Athanasius as bishop. This lasted only a year, however, for he was deposed once again by a coalition of Arian bishops. Athanasius took his case to Rome, and Pope Julius I called a synod to review the case and other related matters. </p><p>Five times Athanasius was exiled for his defense of the doctrine of Christ’s divinity. During one period of his life, he enjoyed 10 years of relative peace—reading, writing and promoting the Christian life along the lines of the monastic ideal to which he was greatly devoted. His dogmatic and historical writings are almost all polemic, directed against every aspect of Arianism. </p><p>Among his ascetical writings, his<i> Life of St. Anthony</i> (January 17) achieved astonishing popularity and contributed greatly to the establishment of monastic life throughout the Western Christian world.</p> American Catholic Blog Suffering is redemptive in part because it definitively reveals to man that he is not in fact God, and it thereby opens the human person to receive the divine.

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