The Holy Father received in audience:
- Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples;
- Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, president of the Republic of Colombia, and entourage;
- Senator Álvaro Uribe Vélez, former president of the Republic of Colombia;
- Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith;
- Fr. Hans Zollner, S.J., member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, with Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J.