Obama Says American Pope Would Be Just Fine | Talking Points Memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is rejecting the notion that an American pope would be too closely aligned with the U.S. government.Obama says the Catholic bishops in the U.S. “don’t seem to be taking orders from me.” And he says an American pope would preside just as effectively as a leader of the Catholic church from any other country.


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