This morning the Holy Father received in audience:
- His Eminence Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., archbishop of Boston, United States of America, president of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors;
- His Eminence Cardinal Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, apostolic vicar of Vientiane, Laos;
- H.E. Msgr. Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J., prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith;
- Professor Matteo Truffelli, national president of Italian Catholic Action, with H.E. Msgr. Gualtiero Sigismondi, general ecclesiastical assistant;
- Mr. Francisco Argüello, founder of the Neocatechumenal Way;
- Monks of the Benedictine Confederation.