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11/6/2013 (1 year ago)

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El Prefecto de la Congregaci贸n para la Doctrina de la Fe de la Santa Sede, Mons. Gerhard M眉ller, advirti贸 que las supuestas apariciones de la Virgen Mar铆a a los videntes de Medjugorje no pueden ser asumidas como verdaderas.

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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

11/6/2013 (1 year ago)

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VATICANO (ACI/EWTN Noticias) - Ante la proximidad de una serie de presentaciones en Estados Unidos de Ivan Dragicevic, supuesto vidente de Medjugorje, Mons. M眉ller inform贸 a los Obispos de ese pa铆s que la posici贸n de la Iglesia es la que expresaron sus pares de la ex Yugoslavia en 1991, que "no es posible establecer que hubo apariciones o revelaciones sobrenaturales".

A trav茅s de una carta remitida al Secretario General de la Conferencia de Obispos Cat贸licos de Estados Unidos, Mons. Ronny Jenkins, el Nuncio Apost贸lico en ese pa铆s, Mons. Carlo Maria Vigan艌, a pedido de Mons. M煤ller, indic贸 que "uno de los as铆 llamados videntes de Medjugorje, Sr. Ivan Dragicevic, est谩 programado para aparecer en ciertas parroquias alrededor del pa铆s" en las que, seg煤n se ha avisado, "el Sr. Dragicevic estar谩 recibiendo 'apariciones'".

Con el objetivo de "evitar esc谩ndalo y confusi贸n", Mons. Vigan艌 record贸 a los Obispos que "los cl茅rigos y los fieles no est谩n permitidos de participar en reuniones, conferencias o celebraciones p煤blicas durante las cuales la credibilidad de tales 'apariciones' se d茅 por afirmada".

"El Arzobispo M眉ller pide que los Obispos sean informados sobre este tema tan pronto como sea posible", escribi贸 el Nuncio.

ACI Prensa confirm贸 hoy que la carta del Nuncio Apost贸lico ha sido recibida en las di贸cesis de Estados Unidos.

Mons. Vigan艌 se艅al贸 a los Obispos estadounidenses que "como ustedes saben bien, la Congregaci贸n para la Doctrina de la Fe est谩 en el proceso de investigar ciertos aspectos doctrinales y disciplinares del fen贸meno de Medjugorje. Por esta raz贸n, la Congregaci贸n ha afirmado que, con respecto a la credibilidad de la 'aparici贸n' en cuesti贸n, todos deben aceptar la declaraci贸n, con fecha 10 de abril de 1991, de los Obispos de la ex Rep煤blica de Yugoslavia, que afirma: 'sobre la bases de la investigaci贸n que se ha hecho, no es posible establecer que hubo apariciones o revelaciones sobrenaturales'".

La historia de estas apariciones, no reconocidas oficialmente por la Iglesia Cat贸lica, comenz贸 en 1981 en el pueblo de Medjugorje, actualmente en Bosnia y Herzegovina (parte de la antigua Yugoslavia), donde seis ni艅os dijeron haber visto a la Virgen Mar铆a. El entonces sacerdote Tomislav Vlasic, hoy retirado del estado clerical, se present贸 como el director espiritual de los "videntes" y se艅al贸 que la Virgen los ha visitado unas 40 mil veces en los 煤ltimos 28 a艅os.

Aunque las apariciones no cuentan con el reconocimiento oficial de la Iglesia Cat贸lica, miles de fieles peregrinan anualmente al lugar, donde se ha erigido incluso un templo.

En marzo de 2010 la Iglesia cre贸 una comisi贸n internacional de investigaci贸n sobre Medjugorje, sujeta a la Congregaci贸n para la Doctrina de la Fe, compuesta por cardenales, obispos, peritos y expertos, que trabaja de manera reservada en el caso. Conozca a los miembros de la comisi贸n de investigaci贸n aqu铆: http://www.aciprensa.com/noticias/conozca-a-los-miembros-de-la-comision-que-investiga-medjugorje/#.UnpzyJHUeD4

A continuaci贸n, ACI Prensa ofrece a sus lectores una traducci贸n al espa艅ol del contenido de la carta remitida por Mons. Carlo Maria Vigan艌 a los Obispos de Estados Unidos:

"Reverendo Monse艅or Jenkins,

Escribo a pedido de Su Excelencia, Mons. Gerhard Ludwig M眉ller, Prefecto de la Congregaci贸n para la Doctrina de la Fe, quien pide que los Obispos de los Estados Unidos sean avisados nuevamente de lo siguiente. Por tanto, su Excelencia desea informar a los Obispos que uno de los as铆 llamados videntes de Medjugorje, Sr. Ivan Dragicevic, est谩 programado para aparecer en ciertas parroquias alrededor del pa铆s, y durante ese tiempo har谩 presentaciones con respecto al fen贸meno de Medjugorje. Se prev茅, adem谩s, que el Sr. Dragicevic estar谩 recibiendo 'apariciones' durante estas presentaciones programadas.

Como ustedes bien saben, la Congregaci贸n para la Doctrina de la Fe est谩 en el proceso de investigar ciertos aspectos doctrinales y disciplinarios del fen贸meno de Medjugorje. Por esta raz贸n, la Congregaci贸n ha afirmado que, con respecto a la credibilidad de la 'aparici贸n' en cuesti贸n, todos deben aceptar la declaraci贸n, con fecha 10 de abril de 1991, de los Obispos de la ex Rep煤blica de Yugoslavia, que dice: 'Sobre la base de la investigaci贸n que se ha hecho, no es posible establecer que hubo apariciones o revelaciones sobrenaturales'. Se sigue, por lo tanto, que los cl茅rigos y los fieles no est谩n permitidos de participar en reuniones, conferencias o celebraciones p煤blicas durante las cuales la credibilidad de tales 'apariciones' se d茅 por afirmada.

Con el fin, por lo tanto, de evitar esc谩ndalo y confusi贸n, el Arzobispo M眉ller pide que los Obispos sean informados de este tema tan pronto como sea posible.

Aprovecho esta oportunidad para presentarle mis sentimientos de profunda estima,

Sinceramente suyo en Cristo,

(Firma)

+Carlo Maria Vigan艌

Nuncio Apost贸lico"

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