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Pope Francis visits slum in Kenya, slams rich elite over 'dreadful injustice' to poor

Nov 27, 2015    

Nairobi: Pope Francis on Thursdaylashed out at wealthy minorities who hoard resources at the expense of the poor as he visited a crowded slum in the Kenyan capital."These are wounds inflicted by minorities who cling to power and wealth, who selfishly squander while a growing majority is forced to flee to abandoned, filthy and run-down peripheries," the 78-year-old pontiff told crowds in the Nairobi shanty town of Kangemi.Francis, whose visit to the slum is a highlight of his three-nation Africa tour, condemned the "dreadful injustice of urban exclusion."Wild singing and ulu...

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