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Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, Archbishop of Santiago (CNS)

Concerns about the safety of Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello have arisen

Archbishop Ricardo Ezzati Andrello of Santiago, second from right, accompanied by Chilean church leaders (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Ezzati claims Pope Francis plans to tour South America after trips to Africa and Asia in 2014

Miner Osman Araya hugs his wife after being hoisted to the surface in Copiapo, Chile (CNS photo/Hugo Infante-Government of Chile via Reuters)

Round-the-clock vigils and Masses for the miners are held around the country as the men are pulled out of the mine one by one

Pope speaks about the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners during his general audience at the Vatican

Four miners carry a statue of San Lorenzo, the patron saint of miners, to the rescue shaft at the San Jose mine in Chile

One of their first requests, after a crucifix, was for statues of Our Lady and the saints

Rosaries delivered to miners trapped underground in San José, Chile

A makeshift shrine set up by relatives of the trapped miners (Photo: AP)

Miners convert part of their shelter into a shrine as they brace themselves for another four months underground

Benedict XVI refers to plight of miners in his Angelus address

Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful during the Angelus prayer at Castel Gandolfo yesterday (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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