In Kenyan Slum, Pope Slams Rich Elite Over 'Dreadful Injustice' to Poor

November 27, 2015 7:07 AM

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In Kenyan Slum, Pope Slams Rich Elite Over 'Dreadful Injustice' to Poor

Nairobi: Pope Francis lashed out at wealthy minorities who hoard resources at the expense of the poor as he visited a crowded slum today 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.

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