As you may have already read or heard, Archbishop Henryk Hoser, the Special Envoy of the Holy See, who investigated the pastoral situation in Medjugorje, recently made some rather intriguing statements regarding the organization of pilgrimages to Medjugorje. Speaking for Aleteia, Archbishop Hoser said: "The devotion of Medjugorje is allowed. It’s not prohibited, and need not be … Nastavi čitati Are pilgrimages to Medjugorje allowed?
Cardinal Secretary of State visited Croatia's capital Zagreb from 29 to 31 October. While in Zagreb, Cardinal Parolin held meetings with Croatian Catholic Bishops' Conference, representatives of religious communities, Prime Minister and the President. When speaking with Croatia's bishops at the begining of his visit, His Eminence said "Croatia has a Christian identity whose roots … Nastavi čitati Cardinal Parolin visit affirms good relations between Croats and the Holy See
A statement (Italian, Croatian, Serbian) was issued today by the Holy See Press Office regarding the joint commission of experts from Croatian Catholic Bishops' Conference and Serbian Orthodox Church. My translation (and bold): A JOINT STATEMENT OF THE MIXED COMMISSION OF CROATIAN CATHOLIC AND SERBIAN ORTHODOX EXPERTS FOR A JOINT READING OF THE FIGURE OF CARDINAL … Nastavi čitati Stepinac commission ends its work
Now, when initial reactions settled and all the fuss around Pope Francis' words on Medjugorje and Tornielli's report on Ruini commission findings eased, it is time to analyze it and share with you some of my thoughts on it. Let us first see what the Holy Father said on Medjugorje during in-flight conference on return … Nastavi čitati On the report of the Ruini commission findings
Holy See's special envoy to Medjugorje Archbishop Hoser finished his mission (or at least the first part of it) today. He arrived in Medjugorje last Wednesday which makes little more than a week he stayed in Medjugorje parish. This first part of his mission was "to acquire a profound understanding of the pastoral situation" or, in other … Nastavi čitati Pope’s Medjugorje envoy finishes first part of his mission