This morning the Holy Father received in audience:
- H.E. Mr. Patrice Talon, President of the Republic of Benin, with his wife and entourage;
- His Eminence Cardinal Patabendige Don Albert Malcolm Ranjith, archbishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka;
- His Eminence Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, archbishop of Köln, Federal Republic of Germany;
- Members of the Directive Council of the “One of Us” European Federation for Life and the Dignity of Man;
- Members of the Permanent Committee of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE).