The Kentucky county clerk jailed earlier this month for refusing on religious grounds to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples says she was invited to meet Pope Francis during his visit to Washington, DC, last week. Kim Davis says the Pope thanked her for her courage and offered a blessing during the private sit-down.
The Vatican is officially hedging on whether the meeting occurred or didn’t occur. Various folks are weighing in on the political significance of the meeting, if it did occur, and whether there really is any political significance.
ABC’s Jim Ryan covered both Davis, and the Pope’s DC visit, and covers this for us.