Pope did not give unconditional support to clerk in gay marriage row: Vatican

October 2, 2015 9:50 AM

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Pope did not give unconditional support to clerk in gay marriage row: Vatican

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis did not ask to meet a Kentucky county clerk who had been jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples and did not offer her unconditional support, the Vatican said on Friday.

Looking to limit controversy after last week's meeting in Washington between the pope and Kim Davis, Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said she was one of "several dozen" people who had been invited by the Vatican ambassador to see Francis.

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