Today the Holy Father received in audience:
- Eminence Cardinal Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity;
- H.E. Msgr. Luigi Mistò, secretary of the Administrative Section of the Secretariat for the Economy;
- H.E. Msgr. Mario Giordana, titular archbishop of Minori, apostolic nuncio;
- H.E. Msgr. António Augusto dos Santos Marto, bishop of Leiria Fatima, Portugal;
- H.E. Msgr. Calogero La Piana, S.D.B., archbishop emeritus of Messina-Lipari - Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy;
- H.E. Mr. Francisco José Ottonelli, ambassador of Uruguay, on his farewell visit;
- Members of the National Association of Italian Municipalities (Associazione Nazionale Comuni Italiani, ANCI).