Medjugorje is one of the most popular Catholic sanctuaries in the world. It is located near Citluk in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Medjugorje is visited by up to one million pilgrims a year. It became a sanctuary in the year 1981 when, according to witnesses and belief, Virgin Mary appeared. Pilgrims and visitors come here to get spiritual comfort and spiritual strength for everyday challenges. Medjugorje is a place that radiates with a special peace and every visitor feels the peace that follows him/her through life. The place became known when Virgin Mary appeared to six witnesses and told them the message of peace, love and prayer. Every 25th in the month Virgin Mary appears once again to her chosen witnesses.