Barack Obama isn't going to like this.

Pope Francis paused during his world wind tour of the eastern hemisphere of the U.S. to meet secretly with embattled Kentucky clerk Kim Davis.

Davis' attorney said the Pope requested the meeting with Davis who was thrown in jail by a federal judge for refusing to issue marriage licenses to the gays.

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Meriam Ibrahim blessed by Pope Francis

If it weren't for her tremendous courage, bravery, and the compassion of Christians all over the world, Meriam Ibrahim would not be alive today.

Sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith, Meriam, her husband and their 2 children, toddler Martin and infant Maya who was born in prison, arrived in Italy on Thursday.

An Italian diplomat who accompanied the family from Sudan said Italy relied on its historic ties within the Horn of Africa region to negotiate Ibrahim's release.

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Rev Jesse Jackson

...that his Twitter page was hacked when this anti-gay retweet about Pope Francis appeared on his Twitter timeline on Saturday, May 24.

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Pope Francis kissing feet

Photos of Pope Francis kissing the feet of young male inmates at a detention center are drawing mixed reactions. Partly because the pope broke from longstanding tradition and also kissed the feet of 2 women detainees as part of the pontiff's Easter celebrations. The papal tradition of washing and kissing feet is usually reserved for kissing the feet of other male priests. Women have never been included in the papal tradition until Pope Francis' era. Apparently Pope Francis has been routinely washing and kissing the feet of the poor and downtrodden for years.

Watch the video after the break.

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