Is Cruz courting support from the man who called Hurricane Katrina 'judgment from God' — a punishment for the 'perversion' of holding a gay pride parade?
Russell Nelson, who stands to become the Mormon Church's next president, cites God's will for its stepped-up opposition to same-sex marriage.
Francis makes the statement in a new book, expanding on his 'Who am I to judge?' comment.
A report suggests the controversial antigay judge has his eyes set on running for Alabama's chief executive job in 2018.
The candidate appoints a so-called religious freedom advisory board featuring Rick Warren and other prominent conservatives.