Mons. Bruno Tommasi, retired archbishop of Lucca (Italy) is on his second pilgrimage in Medjugorje. Mons Tommasi visited the Shrine and the places of prayer, and spent hours in the confessional, hearing confessions of the Italian pilgrims. He also visited the Parish Office where he remained in a prolonged conversation with the Pastor and other Franciscans.
Mons Tommasi was ordained a priest in 1958., and a bishop in 1983. He was in charge of the dioceses of Pontremoli, Apuania, Massa Carrara-Pontremoli and Lucca. He is retired since January 2005.