Vatican City, 16 September 2013 (VIS) - Today, the Holy Father received in audience Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples.
On Saturday, 14 September the Holy Father received in audience:
- Kiril Liubomirov Topalov, ambassador of Bulgaria to the Holy See, presenting his letters of credence.
- Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family.
- Hisashi Hieda, president of the Japan Art Association and the Praemium Imperiale of the Arts, with his wife and entourage.
- William Kloter, major of the Swiss Guard, on his farewell visit.