Freedom From Religion Foundation protests mayor’s invitation to pope

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A group that promotes separation of church and state is protesting an invitation Green Bay’s mayor extended to Pope Francis.

Freedom From Religion Foundation, of Madison, told Mayor Jim Schmitt his invitation to the pope to visit Green Bay is “grossly inappropriate” because Schmitt serves all citizens of Green Bay — including atheists.

Schmitt said the group’s protest won’t dissuade him from continuing to pursue the papal visit…

h/t NS

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