Outcome of the vote on the supernaturality of the beginning of the phenomenon.
On this basis, the International Commission proceeded to vote—by secret ballot—on the question of constat de supernaturalitate of the beginning of the phenomenon, which gave the following result: out of 15 present and voting (11 Members and 4 Experts):
• 10 Members and 3 Experts: constat de supernaturalitate; (Approved The supernatural character of the apparition is declared worthy of belief (“Constat de supernaturalitate”) and contains nothing that is contrary to faith and morals. But belief in the apparition (even the true one) is not necessary for salvation.
• 1 expert: nondum decernendum [which is “not yet decided”];
• 1 Member: constat de non supernaturalitate. ( The statements to declare a private revelation false are given according to the Latin phrase: “Constat de non supernaturalitate” (It is established that there is nothing supernatural here). It has been determined that there are no characteristics that show it to be from God thereby attributing it to fraud or another spirit.
Therefore, the majority of the International Commission considers the beginnings of the
Medjugorje phenomenon not reducible to human dynamics only but having a supernatural origin.