Kim Davis Met Pope Francis, Her Lawyer Says: New York Times

Kim Davis, Kentucky county clerk jailed after refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, was snuck into Vatican embassy in Washington on Thursday to meet Pope Francis for 15 minutes, says her lawyer, Mathew D. Staver, according to New York Times.

  • “He thanked her for her courage and told her, ‘Stay strong,’” lawyer says, according to report
  • Vatican spokesman said he couldn’t confirm or deny lawyer’s statement, according to report
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