Vatican City, 17 March 2014 (VIS) – Today, the Holy Father received in audience:
- His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, major archbishop of Kyiv-Halyc.
- Archbishop Nicola Girasole, apostolic nuncio in Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Jamaica, Grenada, the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Suriname, and apostolic delegate in the Antilles.
- Three prelates of the Episcopal Conference of East Timor, on their “ad limina” visit:
- Bishop Basilio do Nascimento of Baucau;
- Bishop Alberto Ricardo da Silva of Dili;
- Bishop Norberto do Amaral of Maliana.
On Saturday 15 March, the Holy Father received in audience:
- Archbishop Orlando Antonini, apostolic nuncio in Serbia;
- Michael Anthony Perry, O.F.M., minister general of the Order of Friars Minor, with members of the General Definitory;
- Fr. Saverio Cannistra, O.C.D., prepositor general of the Descalced Carmelites.