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Reporters Asked Pope Francis If He Supports People Who Refuse to Grant Gay Marriage Licenses on Religious Grounds. Here's His Response.

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"I can't have in mind all the cases that can exist about conscientious objection, but..."

President Barack Obama leans over to talk to Pope Francis during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Just hours after President Barack Obama told the LGBT community at a Democratic fundraiser that "religious freedom doesn’t grant us the freedom to deny our fellow Americans their constitutional rights," Pope Francis seemingly had a very different message.

When asked aboard the papal plane whether he supports individuals who refuse to violate religious conscience as in the cases of those who decline to grant gay marriage licenses, the pontiff seemingly offered up support for people like Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, NBC News reported.

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