Who is Fr Jozo Zovko?

Who is Fr Jozo Zovko?

Fr. Jozo Zovko is a member of our community in good standing. He was the pastor at Medjugorje when the apparition of the Blessed Mother started in 1981. It was time of the communist regime in our country. As pastor of Medjugorje Fr. Jozo was put in prison by the communist court.

Where did Jozo Zovko leave Herzegovina?

“Fra Jozo Zovko napustio Hercegovinu i povukao se na otok Badiju” [Fr. Jozo Zovko left Herzegovina and retreated to the island of Badija]. The Washington Post (in Croatian). Retrieved 16 August 2020. Rogošić, Željko (18 October 2019).

What happened to St John Zovko?

During the alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje in 1981, he was the parish priest of the St. James Church and became the first supporter and mentor of the visionaries. The same year he was sentenced to three years in prison because of a sermon allegedly criticising the communist authorities, which Zovko denied.

Who is father Marko Zovko?

Zovko was ordained a priest as a Franciscan in 1965. During the alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje in 1981, he was the parish priest of the St. James Church and became the first supporter and mentor of the visionaries.