Vatican Pope

Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he attends the world's first meeting of the Educational Eco-Cities promoted by the Scholas Occurrentes, at the Vatican, on Thursday. [AP PHOTO/ANDREW MEDICHINI]

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis skipped meetings Friday because he was running a fever after a particularly busy day, the Vatican said.

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