Among the supporters of Medjugorje the belief is common that the current “wait and see” position of the Church depends on the fact that the "apparitions" are still ongoing. In fact, the official position of the Church is the Zadar Declaration, signed by the Yugoslavian Bishops' Conference and unveiled in 1991. Just read it to appreciate the reality of the facts. It states:
I think that the Local Ordinary is now out of it now and has no jurisdiction. Medjugorje is now being handled solely by the Vatican. With the publication of Lumen Gentium, the faithful are encouraged to be open to the way The Holy Spirit guides us, this includes private revelation.