The news that Medjugorje followers have been waiting for concerning the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary will possibly arrive by the end of 2017! In essence, Vatican approval of the first week of apparitions (June 24-July 01) has been announced. The Bishop's Conference of the United States has also accepted the approval; therefore, the faithful are free to go to Medjugorje on pilgrimage and to promote and participate in activities concerning the apparitions. Additionally, the Ruini Investigative Report suggests the Parish of St. James in Medjugorje should be named a Pontifical Sanctuary.
The analysis is simple: Medjugorje is now an approved apparition site!