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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
O (SAM)
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (SAM)
Object of My Affection, The (SAM)
Oblivion (CNS)
Observe and Report (CNS)
Obsessed (CNS)
Oceans (CNS)
Ocean's Eleven (SAM)
Ocean's Thirteen (CNS)
Ocean's Twelve (CNS)
October Baby (SRR)
October Sky (SAM)
Oculus (CNS)
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (CNS)
Of Gods and Men (CNS)
Of Gods and Men (SRR)
Of God's and Men (SAM)
Off the Map (CNS)
Old Dogs (CNS)
Old School (CNS)
Oliver Twist (CNS)
Omen, The (CNS)
On a Clear Day (CNS)
On the Waterfront (SAM)
Once (CNS)
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (SAM)
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (CNS)
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (CNS)
One Day (CNS)
One Direction: This Is Us (CNS)
One Hour Photo (SAM)
One Hour Photo (CNS)
One Hour Photo (SAM)
One Missed Call (CNS)
One Night With The King (SAM)
One Night With the King (CNS)
Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior (CNS)
Opal Dream (CNS)
Open Range (CNS)
Open Range (SAM)
Open Season (CNS)
Open Water (CNS)
Order, The (CNS)
Orphan (CNS)
Other Boleyn Girl, The (CNS)
The Other Guys (CNS)
The Other Woman (CNS)
Ouija (CNS)
Our Family Wedding (CNS)
Our Idiot Brother (CNS)
Out of the Furnace (CNS)
Out of Sight (SAM)
Out of Time (CNS)
Out to Sea (SAM)
Over the Hedge (CNS)
Over Her Dead Body (CNS)
Owning Mahowny (CNS)
Oz the Great and Powerful (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




Anthony Claret: The "spiritual father of Cuba" was a missionary, religious founder, social reformer, queen’s chaplain, writer and publisher, archbishop and refugee. He was a Spaniard whose work took him to the Canary Islands, Cuba, Madrid, Paris and to the First Vatican Council. 
<p>In his spare time as weaver and designer in the textile mills of Barcelona, he learned Latin and printing: The future priest and publisher was preparing. Ordained at 28, he was prevented by ill health from entering religious life as a Carthusian or as a Jesuit, but went on to become one of Spain’s most popular preachers. </p><p>He spent 10 years giving popular missions and retreats, always placing great emphasis on the Eucharist and devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Her rosary, it was said, was never out of his hand. At 42, beginning with five young priests, he founded a religious institute of missionaries, known today as the Claretians. </p><p>He was appointed to head the much-neglected archdiocese of Santiago in Cuba. He began its reform by almost ceaseless preaching and hearing of confessions, and suffered bitter opposition mainly for opposing concubinage and giving instruction to black slaves. A hired assassin (whose release from prison Anthony had obtained) slashed open his face and wrist. Anthony succeeded in getting the would-be assassin’s death sentence commuted to a prison term. His solution for the misery of Cubans was family-owned farms producing a variety of foods for the family’s own needs and for the market. This invited the enmity of the vested interests who wanted everyone to work on a single cash crop—sugar. Besides all his religious writings are two books he wrote in Cuba: <i>Reflections on Agriculture</i> and <i>Country Delights</i>. </p><p>He was recalled to Spain for a job he did not relish—being chaplain for the queen. He went on three conditions: He would reside away from the palace, he would come only to hear the queen’s confession and instruct the children and he would be exempt from court functions. In the revolution of 1868, he fled with the queen’s party to Paris, where he preached to the Spanish colony. </p><p>All his life Anthony was interested in the Catholic press. He founded the Religious Publishing House, a major Catholic publishing venture in Spain, and wrote or published 200 books and pamphlets. </p><p>At Vatican I, where he was a staunch defender of the doctrine of infallibility, he won the admiration of his fellow bishops. Cardinal Gibbons of Baltimore remarked of him, "There goes a true saint." At the age of 63, he died in exile near the border of Spain.</p> American Catholic Blog The greatest tragedy of our world is that men do not know, really know, that God loves them. Some believe it in a shadowy sort of way. If they were to really think about it they would soon realize that their belief in God’s love for them is very remote and abstract. Because of this lack of realization of God’s love for them, men do not know how to love God back. —Catherine de Hueck Doherty

 
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