NORWOOD, OH (FOX19) - Donald Trump's latest controversy isn't playing out on a debate stage or even against a political rival.
In fact, it's not necessarily what he said that has people talking, but instead who it was addressed to.
Trump lashed out at Pope Francis after the Holy Father questioned Trump's Christianity.
During a visit to Mexico, the Pope told reporters that "a person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian. This is not the Gospel."
Trump responded calling the Pope's comments "disgraceful".
The war of words has since prompted a lot of political conversation, especially on the Xavier University campus.
"Just because he's the Pope, it doesn't mean he can't have an opinion or feel someone's not doing the right thing," one student told FOX19 NOW.
Meanwhile, there are those who say Pope Francis should stick to leading the church and leave Presidential politics alone. One FOX19 NOW viewer tweeted "I love Trump's honesty."
The Archdiocese of Cincinnati made the following statement:
To read the entire transcript of the press conference click here.