This morning, the Holy Father Francis received in audience:
- His Eminence Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J., prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith;
- Archbishop Jaime Spengler, O.F.M., of Porto Alegre, first deputy president of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil; with Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva of Roraima, second deputy president;
- Sheikh Allahshukur Pashazade, Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims’ Board, and entourage;
- Archbishop Ivo Scapolo, titular of Tagaste, apostolic nuncio in Portugal;
- His Excellency Mr. Pietro Sebastiani, ambassador of Italy to the Holy See, on his farewell visit;
- Delegation of the Catholic Action Movement of France.