Intima Ecclesiae Natura

Is the State Church Coming?

Last week, presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke said outright that if he is elected president, he will work to eliminate the tax-exempt status for churches and religious organizations that hold traditional views of gender and sexuality. And O’Rourke is not the only candidate taking aim at the tax-exempt status of organizations that uphold age-old beliefs about [...]

Benedict’s Coming Revolution Over State-Funded Catholic Charity

Pope Gregory XIV once said that "a lifetime is not enough” to see all of Rome. Similarly, the contributions of Pope Benedict XVI will last far beyond our lifetimes—yet their most lasting impact might be barely visible today. Take his “Regensburg Lecture,” delivered in 2006. The media huffed that the address offended Muslims, and wrote [...]

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