That reasoning is a bit problematic, is it not?<quoted text>
He should have refused to receive them.
This woman was part of a Ugandan delegation the Pope received. The Pope is head of a sovreign state (Vatican). It was a diplomatic visit by my reading.
He didn't endorse them nor their politcal positions, inasmuch ss the US can and does receive delations from nations diplomatically without inferring endorsement.
The author here just took misinformation and extrapolated it in service to a conclusion she had already formed.