On Sunday, August 7, the Croatian Radio broadcasted live the Eucharistic celebration from St. James’ Parish Church in Medjugorje. Holy Mass was presided by Fr. Branko Rados, pastor. The Parish “Choir of the Queen of Peace” under direction of Sr. Slavica Kozul was singing. Croatian Catholic Radio, Radio Herceg-Bosna and Radio “Mir” Medjugorje also broadcasted this Mass.
On Monday, August 8, the Croatian Radio broadcasted live from Medjugorje the one-hour talk show “Encounter in dialogue”. The guests were Fr. Branko Rados, pastor, Fr. Mario Knezovic, Director of the Information Centre “Mir” Medjugorje, Fr. Svetozar Kraljevic, director of “Mother’s Village”, Dr. Fr. Tomislav Pervan, former provincial of the Franciscans in Herzegovina and former pastor of Medjugorje, and Alen Katic from the “Community of the Merciful Father”. They spoke about the phenomenon of the apparitions and about the pilgrims, as well as about the place of Medjugorje in the contemporary world and in the life of the Church. The editor and reporter was Ivan Dukarić Stubičar.