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Audiences, 05.02.2018

This morning the Holy Father received in audience:

- H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey, with his wife and entourage;

- Prelates of the Chaldean Church, on their “ad Limina Apostolorum” visit:

 - His Beatitude Louis Raphaël I Sako, Patriarch of Babylonia of the Chaldeans, Iraq, with the auxiliary bishops:

   - H.E. Msgr. Shlemon Warduni, titular bishop of Anbar of the Chaldeans;

   - H.E. Msgr. Basel Yaldo, titular bishop of Betzabda;

 - H.E. Msgr. Michel Kassarji, bishop of Bairut of the Chaldeans, Lebanon;

 - H.E. Msgr. Thomas Meram, archbishop of Urmyā of the Chaldeans; bishop of Salmas of the Chaldeans, Iran;

 - H.E. Msgr. Ramzi Garmou, archbishop of Teheran of the Chaldeans; patriarchal administrator of Ahwaz of the Chaldeans, Iran;

 - H.E. Msgr. Mikha Pola Maqdassi, bishop of Alquoch of the Chaldeans, Iraq;

 - H.E. Msgr. Rabban Al – Qas, bishop of Amadiyah and Zaku of the Chaldeans, Iraq;

 - H.E. Msgr. Yousif Thomas Mirkis, O.P., archbishop of Kerkūk of the Chaldeans, Iraq;

 - H.E. Msgr. Bashar Matti Warda, C.SS.R., archbishop of Arbil of the Chaldeans, Iraq;

 - H.E. Msgr. Habib Hermiz Jajou Al Nawfali, archbishop of Bassorah of the Chaldeans, Iraq;

 - H.E. Msgr. Antoine Audo, S.J., bishop of Alep of the Chaldeans, Syria;

 - H.E. Msgr. Frank Y. Kalabat, bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit of the Chaldeans, United States of America;

 - H.E. Msgr. Amel Shamon Nona, archbishop-bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney of the Chaldeans, Australia;

 - H.E. Msgr. Emanuel Hana Shaleta, bishop of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego of the Chaldeans United States of America;

 - H.E. Msgr. Saad Sirop, titular bishop of Hirta, apostolic visitor for Chaldean faithful resident in Europe;

 - H.E. Msgr. Bawai Soro, bishop of Mar Addai of Toronto of the Chaldeans, Canada;

 - Chorbishop Philip B. Najim, patriarchal administrator of Le Caire of the Chaldeans, Egypt;

 - Reverendo François Yakan, patriarchal administrator of Diarbekir of the Chaldeans, Turkey.