Pope Francis: A ‘good Christian’ prays for bad politicians

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Pope Francis in Brazil, via Wikimedia Commons: http://bit.ly/1aSAgKu

Pope Francis in Brazil, via Wikimedia Commons: http://bit.ly/1aSAgKu

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ROME (RNS) Pope Francis said Christians should not refrain from praying for leaders they do not agree with: “Pray for him, pray for her, that they can govern well,” the pontiff said, adding: “A Christian who does not pray for his leaders is not a good Christian.”