Pope Sends Rosaries He’s Blessed to Chile Miners

From Zenit news service:

Pope Sends Rosaries He’s Blessed to Chile Miners

Cardinal Able to Tell Trapped Men of Pontiff’s Prayers for Them

COPIAPO, Chile, SEPT. 3, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Cardinal Francisco Errázuriz celebrated Mass on Thursday near the Chilean mine where 33 men have spent almost a month trapped 700 meters (2,300 feet) below ground.

The archbishop of Santiago, Chile, also brought a special gift for each of the miners: a rosary blessed and sent them by the Pope.

The cardinal was able to speak with the miners, telling them that on Sunday, Benedict XVI remembered them during his address before the midday Angelus. The Holy Father assured his spiritual closeness to the miners and promised his prayers for their speedy rescue. The rosaries are another way to express his affection, the cardinal explained.

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