Pope Francis began the week at the Humanum conference on "The complimentarity of man and woman”. On Monday, he also received the new ambassador of Turkey to the Holy See, Mehmet Paçaci and received the Episcopal Conference of Zambia who are on their Ad limina visit.
On Tuesday, he will receive the president of Senegal, Macky Sall. It will be his first meeting with Pope Francis.
As customary, the Pope will address pilgrims in St. Peter's Square for his weekly General Audience.
On Thursday, Pope Francis will visit the FAO headquarters in Rome to address the heads of state present who are discussing the nutritional challenges of the 21st century.
On Saturday, the Pope will meet with Autism associations, who are in Rome for an international conference sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Healthcare Workers.
Lastly, he will preside on Sunday for the Canonizations of Blesseds Giovanni Antonio Farina, Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family, Ludovico da Casoria, Nicola da Longobardi, Eufrasia Eluvathingal of the Sacred Heart and Armato Ronconi.