Tag Archives: Medjugorje
Medjugorje Today: Visionary Vicka Ivankovic-Mijatovic’s notes of the Virgin Mary’s life story are written in a script that protects them from being read before Mary has given permission, new book from renowned author tells. The procedure resembles the one to be used for the revelation of another seer’s secrets. More here.
Spirit Daily: The shrine of Saint Padre Pio will host Medjugorje visionary Mirjana Dragicevic-Soldo on February 24. Mirjana will be one of nine speakers for an all-day event at San Giovanni Rotondo where Saint Pio lived and preached for most of his time as a priest.
Satan hates Our Lady’s chaste Fatima message and the three Fatima secrets. The message given in the third secret, which begins “The dogma of Faith will always be preserved in Portugal, etc.”, is not yet revealed. The vision, corresponding to the third message has been revealed, but not the explanatory words which Sister Lucia, in her own writing, begins with the above introduction, including the … More →
Please note: This is the chaplain’s personal opinion. It in no way suggests that Pope Benedict favors the authenticity of the “apparitions” or the “messages.” Medjugorje Today: The embrace was coming from the heart of Rome when Monsignor Giacomo Martinelli addressed 5,000 faithful in the sports hall of Varese 55 kilometers north of Milan, Italy, on Sunday. Read more here.
Finally, at Medjugorje (which the Vatican is still studying, and has not yet approved), seers, like near-deathers, say on the other side we find out that God is the God of everyone and that it is man who makes divisions. “[The Blessed Virgin Mary] also emphasized the failings of religious people, especially in small villages — for example, here in Medjugorje, where there is separation … More →
From what I understand that’s a lot of ‘secrets.’ The ‘seers’ are going to have to get together soon and get their stories straight. Can’t have any contradictory ‘secrets.’ I wish I could sit in on that pow-wow. Catholic Culture reports: The six alleged Medjugorje visionaries will testify before a Vatican commission, most likely in early autumn, and will be asked to reveal the “secrets” … More →
[March 5, 2010 - Rome Reports (with hat tip to Rorate Caeli)] Benedict XVI has formed a commission to investigate if Our Lady truly appeared in Medjugorje, a small town in Bosnia. The commission is part of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and Cardinal Camillo Ruini will preside over the commission. Ruini is the pope’s former vicar of Rome’s diocese. Ruini goal … More →
Catholic Culture reports: Recalling that his interest in Medjugorje dates back to the 1980s, when Viennese Dominicans were associated with a Medjugorje prayer circle, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has told an Austrian Catholic newspaper that “without anticipating a definitive Church judgment, I state that the phenomena witnessed in Medjugorje since 1981 have a strong similarity to other Marian apparitions.” Read more here.
There’s a lot of information in this article exposing all the contradictions and absurdities regarding the “seers” claim that they convinced the “Gospa” (“Our Lady”) to leave a sign to verify the apparitions. It’s rather long, but useful for those who have friends deceived by the thousands of apparitions and the so-called heavenly messages. It is on the Catholic Light website: “One sensational element of … More →
Catholic Culture reports: The bishop of the local Mostar-Duvno diocese has issued a statement expressing concern about statements issued by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn during a visit to Medjugorje last week and emphasizing that the cardinal’s visit “does not imply any recognition of the authenticity of the ‘apparitions’ related to Medjugorje.” Full article can be read here.
I am a bit confused about the details after reading this news piece. The main point, however, that Simon Caldwell makes in the Daily Mail article is that the pope “signed off” on the defrocking of Father Tomislav Vladic back in March. I am unsure whether or not that decree was sent to the priest or just held for a future action, because yesterday it … More →
Catholic Culture reports: Civitavecchia and Medjugorje represent the most recent and sensational cases: places where the alleged visionaries say they have had and continue to have apparitions of the Virgin, even if Our Lady would simply give them absolutely inconsistent messages from a theological and spiritual point of view . Full article here.