Pope Francis and President Benigno Aquino during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace grounds in Manila on Friday. Photo: AP Pope Francis and President Benigno Aquino during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace grounds in Manila on Friday. Photo: AP
Pope Francis and President Benigno Aquino during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace grounds in Manila on Friday. Photo: AP

Pope tells Philippines leaders to end corruption, hear the cries of the poor

Pope Francis calls for 'honesty, integrity and commitment to the common good' in the largely Catholic nation after early morning meeting with President Benigno Aquino

Pope Francis and President Benigno Aquino during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace grounds in Manila on Friday. Photo: AP Pope Francis and President Benigno Aquino during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace grounds in Manila on Friday. Photo: AP
Pope Francis and President Benigno Aquino during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace grounds in Manila on Friday. Photo: AP
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