Vatican City, 8 September 2014 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father received in audience:
- Annette Schavan, new ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Holy See, presenting her letters of credence.
- Cardinal Gottfried Danneels, archbishop emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel, Belgium.
- Rev. Fr. Jose Ornelas Carvalho, superior general of the priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Dehonians).
- Professor Matteo Truffelli, national president of Italian Catholic Action.
- Kenan Gursoy, ambassador of Turkey to the Holy See, on his farewell visit.
On Saturday, 6 September, the Holy Father received in audience:
- Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.
- Tamar Grdzelidze, new ambassador of Georgia to the Holy See, presenting her letters of credence.