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Pilgrims hold up their hands to be blessed by Pope Francis during a Mass at the Samanes Park in Guayaquil, Ecuador on July 6, 2015. (Photo by Fernando Vergara/AP)

The Pope's big problems

Met by more than a half million enraptured worshippers, Pope Francis arrived in the steamy Ecuadorian port city of Guayaquil on Monday, where he delivered the first mass of a three-nation tour through South America. The visit comes shortly after his landmark treatise on poverty and environmental destruction. His holiness called for a “cultural...

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