Vatican City, 16 May 2016 – The Holy Father received in audience:
- Rosen Plevneliev, president of the Republic of Bulgaria, and entourage;
- Bishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family;
- Trajko Veljanoski, president of the Parliament of the ex-Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, with his wife and entourage;
- Fr. Jesús Fernández Hernández, president of the Institute Id of Christ the Redeemer, the Identes Missionaries;
-Bishop Francesco Moraglia, Patriarch of Venice, Italy.