Vatican City, Feb 25, 2016 / 07:32 am
On Thursday Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi SJ announced that after Pope Francis celebrated his usual morning Mass, he canceled the rest of his appointments due to a small fever.
The spokesman told journalists Feb. 25 that the cancellations were caused by "a slight indisposition," which he described as a "slight fever."
He explained that the fever is nothing serious, and that the Pope celebrated Mass at 7a.m. as usual in the Vatican's St. Martha guesthouse. He stressed that there is nothing to worry about, and that the Pope usually "recovers quickly" when he's sick.
Although it doesn't happen often, Pope Francis has canceled appointments before due to illnesses such as a cold or a headache.