This year’s Youth Festival in Medjugorje was honoured by the presence of two bishops.
Mons. Domenico Sigalini, Bishop of Palestrina near Rome, assisted in the opening of the Festival, and gave a catechesis session to the young people on August 2nd.
Mons. Jérôme Gapangwa Nteziryayo, Bishop Emeritus of Uvira (Congo), who has already visited Medjugorje on several occasions, was one of the concelebrants of the evening Eucharistic celebration on August 5th.