Vatican City, 26 September 2013 (VIS) - Today, the Holy Father received in audience:
- Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples.
- Presidency of the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference:
Archbishop Diego Rafael Padron Sanchez of Cumana, president;
Bishop Jose Luis Azuaje Ayala of Barinas, first vice president;
Bishop Mario del Valle Moronta Rodriguez of San Cristobal de Venezuela, second vice president;
Bishop Jesus Gonzalez de Zarate Salas, auxiliary of Caracas, secretary general.
- Archbishop Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij of Bangkok, Thailand.
- Mr Isaac Levi.
Yesterday afternoon, the Holy Father received in audience Archbishop Rino Passigato, apostolic nuncio to Portugal.