The Holy Father today received in separate audiences:
- Six prelates from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on their "ad limina" visit:
- Archbishop John Clement Favalora of Miami, accompanied by Auxiliary Bishop Felipe de Jesus Estevez.
- Bishop John Kevin Boland of Savannah.
- Bishop Norbert M. Dorsey, C.P., of Orlando, accompanied by Coadjutor Bishop Thomas Gerard Wenski.
- Bishop Gerald Michael Barbarito of Palm Beach.
- Bishop-elect Alberto Ricardo da Silva of Dili, East Timor.