Medjugorje has been in the news as of late owing to the official excommunication of Tomislav Vlasic, formerly of the Franciscan Order.
In the 1980s, Sr. Briege McKenna is famously reported as having predicted that Vlasic would become involved in what is today referred to as the “Medjugorje Phenomenon.”
Last week, Denis Nolan of MaryTV, and a notable supporter of the Medjugorje Phenomenon, attempted to downplay Vlasic’s role in Medjugorje. Nolan argued that Vlasic was “never the spiritual director” of the alleged visionaries of Medjugorje.
This week, Nolan replies to an article over at Crisis that also similarly discussed Medjugorje in relation to the excommunicated Tomislav Vlasic.
Here, however, is a mystery:
Nolan has just run afoul of the “Gospa” of Medjugorje.
The “Gospa” herself stated on February 28, 1982, “Thank Tomislav very much, for he is guiding you very well.”
How will Nolan reconcile this statement of the “Gospa” with Vlasic’s history as well as Nolan’s own statements?
I have been a rather busy beaver lately. A couple of weeks ago, Inside the Vatican released a two-part interview with Fr. Charles T. Murr that was conducted by yours truly.
In this interview, we are introduced to the person of Mother Pascalina Lehnert through Fr. Murr, her godson. Additionally, Fr. Murr provides some very poignant information regarding the Archbishop Annibale Bugnini connection to Freemasonry about which I reported on last May. You don’t want to miss this interview with Fr. Murr.
I can also tell you that we are working on a second interview with Fr. Murr. Wait until you see what he says next!!
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Also, I am now permitted to reveal the name of the theological journal in Europe that has published my essay in response to Archbishop Viganò. It is the Rivista Teologica di Lugano. You will find it in the 2nd volume of the year 2020. An abstract can be found here.
Be sure to watch the video version of this essay.
I have a few more things in the works. For now, however, I hope that you enjoy these present materials.
Jimmy Akin has done a very good podcast on Fr. Michel Rodrigue. I would like to recommend people listen to it:
A beautiful article from Archbishop Fulton Sheen on “Fanaticism:”
Taken from The Toledo Blade, Sunday July 14, 1955, page 5.
Canadian bishops Robert Bourgon and Gilles Lemay have “disavowed” the alleged prophecies of Fr. Michel Rodrigue and denied his claim of being an official exorcist. Facing that, the logical course of action for his promoters would be to accept that the priest misrepresented himself, and that his claim to be an “apostle of the last days” is on shaky ground.
But that’s not what you do if you’re musician Mark Mallett, writing on the website Countdown to the Kingdom. In a recent essay, Mallett blandly dismisses the two statements, without naming either of the two bishops – after all, who wants the followers to go and read them directly?
Yes, there are controversies; yes, there are bishops who disavow the prophecies published here; yes, clergy and seers and visionaries are all human and thus prone to mistakes and misunderstandings.
Quite so. It’s a common mistake for priests to claim the status of an official exorcist; happens all the time. Well, maybe not. And it doesn’t matter that the two bishops run the two relevant dioceses: the one where Rodrigue worked, and the one where he officially belongs. Pay no attention to that, of course.