This morning, the Holy Father received in audience:
- His Eminence Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops;
- Bishop Santiago Olivera, military ordinary for Argentina;
- Her Excellency Ms. María del Carmen de la Peña Corcuera, ambassador of Spain, on her farewell visit;
- Mayors from the National Association of Italian Municipalities (Associazione Nazionale dei Comuni Italiani, A.N.C.I.).