Today the Holy Father received in audience:
- His Eminence Cardinal Ricardo Blàzquez Pérez, archbishop of Valladolid, Spain, president of the Spanish Episcopal Conference, with
His Eminence Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera, archbishop of Valencia, vice president, and with
Rev. José Maria Gil Tamayo, secretary general;
- His Eminence Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy;
- His Excellency Msgr. Piergiorgio Bertoldi, titular archbishop of Spello, apostolic nuncio in Burkina Faso and Niger;
- Msgr. Fernando Chica Arellano, Permanent Observer at the Organizations and Bodies of the United Nations for Food and Agriculture (F.A.O., I.F.A.D.,W.F.P.)
- Rev. Àngel Fernàndez Artime, Major Rector of the Salesian Society of St. John Bosco (Salesians).