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Pope Urges Philippine Leaders to End Corruption, Poverty

Pope Francis has told Philippine leaders to reject the endemic corruption that has plagued the island nation for decades and instead work to end what he called the "scandalous" poverty and social injustices that afflict its people. Francis made the comments Friday during a speech to President Benigno Aquino and other officials on his first full day of a five-day visit to Asia's only majority Roman Catholic country. The pope, who arrived Thursday, travelled to Malacanang...

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