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Friday, October 7, 2011


VATICAN CITY, 7 OCT 2011 (VIS) - The Holy Father today received in separate audiences:

- Archbishop Alberto Bottari de Castello, apostolic nuncio to Hungary.

- Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes of Tlalnepantla, Mexico, president of the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM), accompanied by Archbishop Ruben Salazar Gomez of Bogota, Colombia, first vice president; Archbishop Dimas Lara Barbosa of Campo Grande Brazil, second vice president; Bishop Santiago Jaime Silva Retamales, auxiliary of Valparaiso, Chile, secretary general; Bishop Carlos Maria Collazzi Irazabal S.D.B. of Mercedes, Uruguay, president of the economic council, and Fr. Leonidas Ortiz Losada, adjunct secretary general.

- Walter Jurgen Schmid, ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, accompanied by his wife, on a farewell visit.

This evening he is scheduled to receive in audience Cardinal William Joseph Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
AP/ VIS 20111007 (140)

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