Rare: Video of Mirjana Walking down Apparition Hill. Speaks in English about the first time she saw the Queen of Peace – (Minute 1:06)

Catholics from all corners of the world have congregated on a rocky hilltop in Bosnia to pray and pay homage to the Virgin Mary. This site has become a holy place for many Catholics ever since six teenagers from the village of Medjugorje claimed to have seen an apparition of the Virgin Mary more than ten years ago. This rocky hilltop in south western Bosnia attracts pilgrims from around the world. In 1981 six teenagers from the nearby village of Medjugorje claimed to have seen an apparition of the Virgin Mary on this site. Since then the hill has become a “Mecca” for Catholic pilgrims. Local people were joined by French and Italian tourists at a prayer service on Christmas Eve in honour of the Virgin. Mirjana Dragicevic is one of the teenagers who claim to have seen the apparition. She says she still has visions – twice a month on her birthday. SOUNDBITE (English) “I was down below, not here, with my friend Ivanka. And we saw one lady in a long green dress taking baby in hand.” SUPER CAPTION: Mirjana Dragicevic, visionary She says the Virgin Mary warned her of the bitter war that would come to Yugoslavia.

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