The Holy Father received in audience:
- Peter Thomson, president of the General Assembly of the United Nations, with his wife and entourage;
- Cardinal Daniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, archbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay;
- Archbishop Giovanni d'Aniello, apostolic nuncio in Brazil;
- Bishop Ricardo Ernesto Centellas Guzmán of Potosí, Bolivia; president of the Bolivian Episcopal Conference, with Archbishop Oscar Omar Aparicio Céspedes of Cochabamba, vice president, and Bishop Aurelio Pesoa Ribera, auxiliary of La Paz, secretary general.