Vatican City, 17 January 2014 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father received in audience:
- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, archbishop of Lima, Peru.
- Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
- Archbishop Aldo Giordano, apostolic nuncio to Venezuela and titular of Tamada, with members of his family.
- Cardinal Angelo Scola, archbishop of Milan, with a delegation from Milan's EXPO 2015.