This morning the Holy Father received in audience:
- H.E. Peter Bryan Wells, titular archbishop of Marcianopoli, apostolic nuncio in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland;
- H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, president of the State of Palestine, and entourage;
- His Eminence Cardinal Sérgio da Rocha, archbishop of Brasilia, Brazil, president of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil
- H.E. Msgr. Murilo Sebastiao Ramos Krieger, S.C.J., archbishop of Sao Salvador da Bahia, vice president;
- H.E. Msgr. Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M., titular bishop of Tisiduo, auxiliary of Brasilia, secretary general;
- Community of the International College of Jesus, Rome.
Today the Pope will receive in audience:
- The Rondine-Cittadella della Pace (“Swallows-Citadel of Peace”) Association.