Fr. Rene Laurentin’s first book on Medjugorje was published in France, entitled, Is the Virgin Mary Appearing at Medjugorje? His book, among others, greatly helped spread the news concerning Medjugorje. In fact, though the news of Medjugorje was spreading around the world, there was no infrastructure yet developed that made access to current events taking place in Medjugorje available. Medjugorje was literally being spread through personal testimonies of those who had been to Medjugorje and/or who began distributing materials about Medjugorje. Those who visited Medjugorje became apostles of Medjugorje.