Today the Holy Father received in audience:
- His Eminence Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem;
- His Excellency Mr Alberto Medardo Barranco Chavarría, ambassador of Mexico, on the presentation of his credential letters;
- His Excellency Archbishop José Rodríguez Carballo, O.F.M., titular of Belcastro, secretary of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life;
- Members of the Associations, Congregations and Movements dedicated to Mercy in France.
Today the Pope will receive in audience:
- The organizers and artists of the Christmas Concert in the Vatican.