Suzanne from Suzanne's Shorelines has alerted me to the following article from Catholic Exchange which describes more of the faith life of the miners, the Holy Father's gift to them of rosaries, and the "coincidental" date of their rescue, October 13, the anniversary of the miracle of the sun at Fatima. All during the month of the rosary, I might add.
Check out the article. Now I am even more inspired at their rescue.
One of the miners was reported to have said that he had met both God and the devil in that mine. And he chose to follow God.