Today the Holy Father received in audience:
- H.E. Mr. Miodrag Vlahović, ambassador of Montenegro, presenting his credential letters;
- His Beatitude Cardinal Béchara Boutros Ra’i, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, Lebanon;
- H.E. Msgr. Giovanni d'Aniello, titular archbishop of Paestum, apostolic nuncio in Brazil;
- H.E. Msgr. Giacomo Guido Ottonello, titular archbishop of Sasabe, apostolic nuncio in Slovakia;
- H.E. Msgr. Vitus Huonder, bishop of Chur, Switzerland;
- Members of the Franciscan Families of the First Order and the Third Order Regular.