Faith and prayer kept Chilean miners' hopes alive, columnist is certain
Catholic World News - October 13, 2010
Writing in London's Catholic Herald about the dramatic rescue of trapped Chilean miners, William Oddie argues that the media have not given adequate attention to the miners' religious beliefs. "One of their first requests, after a crucifix, was for statues of Our Lady and the saints," he notes. Oddie has no doubt that the miners' prayers were responsible for their equanimity during a long ordeal.
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