The Holy Father received in audience:
- Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy;
- Cardinal Lluís Martínez Sistach, archbishop emeritus of Barcelona, Spain;
- Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People;
- Professor Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus.