Our Lady in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Former spiritual director of ‘Medjugorje visionaries’ excommunicated

CNA Staff, Oct 23, 2020 A laicized priest who had been the spiritual director to six people who said they experienced visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Bosnian town of Medjugorje has been excommunicated. Tomislav Vlasic, who had been a Franciscan priest until he was laicized in 2009,... read more

Pope Francis expands mission of envoy to Medjugorje

by Junno Arocho Esteves, 31 May 2018 Archbishop Henryk Hoser will be apostolic visitor to the site for an indefinite period Pope Francis has named as apostolic visitor to Medjugorje the Polish archbishop he had initially sent to the town as his personal envoy to study the pastoral needs of... read more

Official pilgrimages to Medjugorje are now permitted, says Pope’s envoy

by Staff Reporter, 8 Dec 2017 Pilgrims pray near a statue of the Virgin Mary in Medjugorje (Getty Images) 'Today, dioceses and other institutions can organize official pilgrimages. It’s no longer a problem.' Official pilgrimages to Medjugorje are now permitted, the Polish archbishop in... read more

Vatican commission gave mixed verdict on Medjugorje phenomena: report

May 16, 2017 A special Vatican commission formed by Pope Benedict XVI to investigate reports of Marian apparitions at Medjugorje concluded that the earliest apparitions were likely authentic, but expressed grave doubts about later reports, according to Vatican journalist Andrea Tornielli of La... read more