This morning, the Holy Father Francis received in audience:
- Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella, pro-prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization;
- Delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople;
- His Eminence Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo, archbishop of Caracas, Venezuela;
- The Reverend Professor Ioan Sauca, former secretary general of the World Council of Churches, with his wife;
- His Eminence Cardinal Mario Grech, secretary general of the Synod; with His Eminence Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., archbishop of Luxembourg, and Fr. Giacomo Costa, S.J.;
- Archbishop Eugene Martin Nugent, titular of Domnach Sechnaill, apostolic nuncio in Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain;
- Priests of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy.
The Holy Father received in audience:
- Ms. Stella Assange, with family members.