Vatican City, 11 June 2012 (VIS) - The Holy Father today received in audience Miltiadis Hiskakis, ambassador of Greece, on his farewell visit.
On Saturday 9 June he received in audience:
- Ten prelates of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, on their "ad limina" visit
- Archbishop Stephen Joseph Reichert O.F.M. Cap. of Madang.
- Bishop Otto Separy of Aitape.
- Bishop Christian Blouin C.M.M. of Lae.
- Bishop Cesare Bonivento P.I.M.E. of Vanimo.
- Bishop Anthony John Burgess of Wewak.
- Archbishop Douglas Young S.V.D. of Mount Hagen.
- Bishop Francesco Sarego S.V.D. of Goroka.
- Bishop Anton Bal of Kundiawa.
- Bishop Donald Lippert O.F.M. Cap. of Mendi.
- Bishop Arnold Orowae of Wabag.
- Cardinal William Joseph Levada and Archbishop Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer S.J., respectively prefect and secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.