The Exorcist (film)

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 [...]

Horror Stories Abound in Shuttered Sanctuaries

This month in Northern Ireland, the Belfast Film Festival included a screening of the classic 1973 horror film The Exorcist at a venue that used to be a Catholic church. The venue in question, Holy Rosary in South Belfast, has been empty and closed since 1980, when the parish outgrew it and moved to the [...]

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