“‘The sign’ has to be, and may indeed be, the most splendid weapon of the ‘seers’ of Medjugorje and of the propagandists of the ‘apparitions’. The same ‘seers’, from the beginning, have asked the lady that appeared to them for it. They asked for it and ‘begged’ for it, as we have seen. Then, through the ‘seers’, followed whole floods of lies, contradictions, promises, speed-ups, slowdowns, falsehoods, uncertainties.”

— Mostar Bishop Ratko Peric, December 11, 2009,
in a meticulously detailed critique of the alleged appearances of Mary in Medjugorje.

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