Pope Supports Religious Freedom for Government Officials

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(1 min Audio Report – Freedom’s Call)

The Pope supports religious freedom for public officials.

Previously Pope Francis met with Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk. He has again confirmed his position that all people should have the religious freedom to stand up for biblical beliefs as Kim did.

A French paper quoted the Pope as saying:

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The right to conscientious objection must be recognized within each legal structure because it is a human right, including for a government official, who is a human person.

This second confirmation of the Pope’s support of of a conscientious objection for everyone is uplifting to our defense of Kim Davis. It confirms our successful fight for her freedom to not be forced to authorize a same-sex marriage contrary to religious beliefs.

 

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Mathew D. Staver
Mathew D. Staver is Chairman and Founder of Liberty Counsel®, an international nonprofit litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family since 1989, by providing pro bono assistance and representation on these and related topics. With offices in Florida, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and an outreach in Israel, Liberty Counsel has hundreds of advocates around the world.

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