(REUTERS) — MANILA — Pope Francis said on Sunday men should listen to women's ideas more and not be male chauvinists.
The Argentine pope made impromptu remarks during a youth rally at a co-ed Catholic university in the Philippine capital, Manila, after he noted that four of the five people who addressed him on stage were male.
"There is only a small representation of females here, too little," he said, bringing laughter from the crowd.
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"Women have much to tell us in today's society. At times we men are too 'machista'," he said, using the Spanish term for male chauvinists.