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Pope Francis has cancelled an audience due to fever, the Vatican said. Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni gave no further details about the 86-year-old pontiff's health.
"Because of a fever, Pope Francis Francis (Latin: FranciscusPP.), until his election, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a Roman pope on March 13, did not receive anyone in audience this morning," Bruni said briefly in response to a reporter's question.
In March, Francis spent five days in a Roman hospital for bronchitis, but after being given an antibiotic, he recovered quickly and then led church ceremonies during Easter and then visited Hungary in late April. In mid-May, he had a meeting at the Vatican with his visiting Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky.
Yesterday, however, during a meeting with students, the pope looked tired.
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It was not immediately clear whether the pope would hold private audiences tomorrow. But his planned engagements, including a Mass in St. Peter's Square on the occasion of Pentecost, have not been canceled for Sunday.