THE Ruini Commission, appointed by Pope Benedict XVI to study the apparitions of Medjugorje, has ruled overwhelmingly that the first seven apparitions at Medjugorje were “supernatural” in origin, according to the findings reported in Vatican Insider (Note: the Commission has given a neutral position on the remaining apparitions, which are ongoing at this time; cf. ncregister.com). Pope Francis called the Commission’s report “very, very good.” While expressing his personal skepticism of the idea of daily apparitions (addressed in the article below), he openly praised the conversions and fruits that continue to flow from Medjugorje as being an undeniable work of God—not a “magic wand.”usnews.com
Still, skeptics continue to rehash a list of what they feel are “smoking guns” that show the Ruini Commission, somehow, is missing some facts. On the contrary, much of these so-called “gotchas” on Medjugorje are not only mere gossip but outright false. Here is a list of 24 “smoking gun” allegations answered by former television reporter Mark Mallett…
Read Medjugorje and the Smoking Guns at The Now Word.