Taking part in the meeting, at which His Holiness will be present, will be the Heads of the Oriental Catholic Churches; the Superiors of the Secretariat of State; the Prefects of the Congregations for the Doctrine of the Faith, for the Oriental Churches, for Bishops, for the Evangelization of Peoples, for the Clergy, for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life, and of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life; the Presidents of the Episcopal Conferences; and representatives of the Union of Superiors General and of the International Union of Superiors General.


The Pope will be present throughout
The Presidents of the Episcopal Conferences: 114 in total:
• 36 from Africa
• 24 from North and South America
• 18 from Asia
• 32 from Europe
• 4 from Oceania
14 leaders of the Oriental Catholic Churches
15 Ordinaries who do not belong to an Episcopal Conference
12 Superiors General of men religious
10 Superiors General of women religious
10 Prefects of Vatican dicasteries
4 Members of the Roman Curia
5 Members of the Council of Cardinals
5 Organizers, Moderator and Speakers
Total: 190