Mayor of Assisi in Medjugorje

date: 22.07.2009.

Mayor of Assisi, birth place of St. Francis, Claudio Ricci, came to Medjugorje on Sunday, July 19th in the company of Mayor of Citluk Ivo Jerkic, and visited Medjugorje and Franciscans from Medjugorje. He visited prayer places of Medjugorje parish and in the chambers of Parish office he spoke with Franciscans from Medjugorje. In his interview to radio station Mir Medjugorje Mayor said that he wanted to achieve this visit due to the celebration of 800 years of Franciscan order, and he added that it is his desire to link many world shrines on the paths of spirituality and humanity, just similar to the spirit of St. Francis. By enforcing this project, our desire is to go along with the time, but at the same time not to lose our identity and roots, emphasized Mayor of Assisi.