This morning, the Holy Father Francis received in audience:
- His Eminence Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S., prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops;
- His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Bazoum, President of the Republic of Niger;
- Archbishop Luigi Cona, titular of Sala Consilina, apostolic nuncio in El Salvador, with family members;
- A group of disabled people on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities;
- Donors of the Christmas tree and Nativity scene in Saint Peter’s Square.