Međugorje [mɛdʑuɡɔːrjɛ] (also transcribed Medjugorje) is a local community (Mjesna zajednica shortly MZ) of the greater community of Čitluk in southwest Bosnia and Herzegovina, about 30 km southwest of Mostar and 16 km from the Croatian border. about "location between the mountains" Medjugorje means. International recognition of the place reached by events since the 1980s, in which young people of Marian apparitions report. The Roman Catholic Church does not recognize these phenomena and prohibited Catholics attending events emanating from the authenticity of the alleged apparitions.