Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, received a pair of rosaries blessed by the pope during a private meeting between the two, according to Davis' attorneys.
A Vatican spokesman on Wednesday would neither confirm nor deny the report of the meeting between Davis and the pope. As a general rule, the Vatican does not comment on the pope’s private meetings.
But Davis and her supporters say the meeting took place.
“It was really very humbling to even think that he would want to meet me or know me,” Davis said in an interview broadcast by ABC News.
Davis and her husband, Joe, met with Francis...