It’s bad enough when the opposing political party tries to kickholes in your legacy legislation. But now, President Barack Obamahas a new critic of his Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church.

The pope took time off from his swing through the U.S. this weekto drop by the Little Sisters of the Poor community in Washington,D.C., to show his support for their opposition to the birth control requirements ofPPACA.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.