Pope Francis Meets With Chilean Miners on 5th Anniversary of Their Incredible Rescue

Pope Francis Meets Chilean Miners
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Earlier this week, the Pope offered his blessings to a group of living miracles. Pope Francis met with the Chilean miners during a gathering in Rome to celebrate the fifth anniversary of their rescue. The 33 miners, who were trapped for two months, inspired the upcoming film The 33, starring Antonio Banderas

MORE: The 33 Gets A U.S. Release Date

According to a Facebook post shared by the movie's official page, the pontiff personally greeted the miners and their families and presented them with personalized gifts. He also blessed 5-year-old Esperanza Ticona, the baby born while her father awaited rescue in the mine.

The miners gave the Pope a helmet signed by each of them. They ended the celebration with a screening of The 33, which hits U.S. theaters on November 13. 

PLUS: Watch The Trailer For The 33