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Pope praying for Chilean mine rescue, Hungarian mud victims

October 13, 2010

During his regular weekly public audience on October 13, Pope Benedict XVI revealed that he was praying steadily for the success of the rescue operation mounted to release 33 Chilean miners who had been trapped underground for 69 days.

The Pope also offered his prayerful sympathies for the residents of Kolontar, Hungary, where many families have been forced to flee their homes because of the spread of toxic mud.


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