The Vatican confirmed on Wednesday that Pope Francis discreetly met with embattled Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis during his visit to the U.S. last week

Davis and her attorney on Tuesday evening said she had a meeting with the pope on Sept. 24 at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C. Pope Francis is said to have expressed support for Davis’ decision to refuse same-sex marriage licenses despite the Supreme Court effectively legalizing same-sex marriage nationwideDavis spent six days in jail.

While there was initially a dispute over the validity of the story, the Vatican confirmed the meeting to the New York Times on Wednesday Read more…

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Vatican confirms Pope Francis met with Kim Davis during his U.S. trip