Vatican City, 25 January 2016 (VIS) – Today, the Holy Father received in audience:
- Neven Pelicaric, ambassador of Croatia, presenting his credential letters;
- Archbishop Miguel Maury Buendia, apostolic nuncio in Romania and Moldavia;
- Archbishop Wojciech Zaluski, apostolic nuncio in Burundi;
- Archbishop Mario Antonio Cargnello of Salta, Argentina;
- Budiarman Bahar, ambassador of Indonesia, on his farewell visit;
- Cardinal Giuseppe Betori, archbishop of Florence, Italy.
On Saturday 23 January, the Holy Father received in audience:
- Matthew S. Lee, ambassador of the Republic of China, presenting his credential letters;
- His Beatitude Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai, patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, Lebanon;
- Prefect Francesco Paolo Tronca, Commissioner of the Municipality of Rome;
- Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez, archbishop of Bogota, Colombia, with Archbishop Luis Augusto Castro Quiroga of Tunja, president of the Episcopal Conference of Colombia; Archbishop Oscar Urbina Ortega of Villavicencio, deputy president; Bishop Jose Daniel Falla Robles, auxiliary of Cali, general secretary.
Bishop Roberto Rodríguez, emeritus of La Rioja, Argentina.
In the afternoon of Friday 22 January, the Holy Father received in audience Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.