Vatican City, 19 May 2014 (VIS) – Today, the Holy Father received in audience:
- Thirteen prelates of the Mexican Episcopal Conference on their “ad limina” visit:
Archbishop Carlos Garfias Merlos of Acapulco;
Bishop Maximino Martinez Miranda of Ciudad Altamirano;
Bishop Dagoberto Sosa Arriaga of Tlapa;
Bishop Jose Antonio Fernandez Hurtado of Tuxtepec;
Bishop Jose de Jesus Martinez Zepeda of Irapuato;
Archbishop Alberto Suarez Inda of Morelia, with his auxiliaries, Bishop Carlos Suarez Cazares and Bishop Juan Espinoza Jimenez;
Bishop Miguel Patino Velasquez of Apatzingan;
Bishop Armando Antonio Ortiz Aguirre of Ciudad Lazaro Cardenas;
Bishop Jose Luis Castro Medellin, M. S. F., of Tacambaro;
Bishop Javier Navarro Rodriguez of Zamora, with his auxiliary, Bishop Jaime Calderon Calderon.
On Saturday, 17 May, the Holy Father received in audience:
- Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops;
- Twenty-two prelates of the Mexican Episcopal Conference on their “ad limina” visit:
Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes of Tlalnepantla, with his auxiliaries, Bishop Francisco Ramirez Navarro and Bishop Efrain Mendoza Cruz;
Bishop Guillermo Rodrigo Teodoro Ortiz Mondragon of Cuautitlan;
Bishop Oscar Roberto Dominguez Couttolenc, M.G., of Ecatepec;
Bishop Hector Luis Morales Sanchez of Netzahualcoyotl;
Bishop Guillermo Francisco Escobar Galicia of Teotihuacan;
Bishop Juan Manuel Mancilla Sanchez of Texcoco;
Bishop Victor Rene Rodriguez Gomez of Valle de Chalco;
Bishop Oscar Armando Campos Contreras of Tehuantepec;
Archbishop Jose Luis Chavez Botello of Antequera with his auxiliary, Bishop Gonzalo Alonso Calzada Guerrero of Cissa;
Bishop Eduardo Porfirio Patino Leal of Cordoba;
Bishop Juan Navarro Castellanos of Tuxpan;
Bishop Luis Felipe Gallardo Martin del Campo of Veracruz;
Bishop Juan Pedro Juarez Melendez of Tula;
Archbishop Fabio Martinez Castilla of Tuxtla Gutierrez with his auxiliary, Bishop Jose Luis Mendoza Corso.
Bishop Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel of San Cristobal de Las Casas with coadjutor Bishop Enrique Diaz Diaz.
Bishop Leopoldo Gonzalez Gonzalez of Tapachula;
Bishop Jose Trinidad Zapata Ortiz of Papantla.