The Vatican is confirming that the only "audience" the pope had while he was in Washington was with a former student and his family: Yayo Grassi, an openly gay Argentine who visited Francis with his longtime partner and some friends.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's lawyers are using the words "absurd," ''forlorn" and "obtuse" to describe the legal arguments a county clerk has used to avoid issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Gay couples in Kentucky say altered marriage licenses issued by a county clerk are invalid and a federal judge should order her office to reissue them or put the office in receivership and have someone else do it.
A federal appeals court reiterated that embattled Kentucky clerk Kim Davis "has not demonstrated a substantial likelihood of success" in her legal bid to exempt her office from licensing same-sex marriages.
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was not at work Wednesday, a day after being let out of jail. The question is: when Davis does go back to work, will she interfere with the issuing of marriage licenses to same-sex couples, once again defying a federal judge’s order?
An attorney representing the couples who sued a Kentucky clerk over her refusal to issue marriage licenses says he will ask a judge to again hold the official in contempt if she blocks her deputies from granting licenses.