This morning, the Holy Father Francis received in audience:
- Bishop Celmo Lazzari, titular of Muzuca in Proconsulari, vicar apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador;
- His Excellency Mr. Boris Rhein, minister-president of Hesse, Federal Republic of Germany, with his wife and entourage;
- His Excellency Mr. Mohamad Najib Mikati, Prime Minister of Lebanon, and entourage;
- His Eminence Cardinal Mario Grech, secretary general of the Synod, with the members of the Commission for the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops;
- His Eminence Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo, archbishop of Caracas, Venezuela;
- Dr. Paolo Del Brocco, managing director of RAI Cinema, and entourage;
- A delegation from the United Association of Humanistic Buddhism, Taiwan.