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Meeting of the St. Paul Fellowship in Rome on October 20-23, 2022

Meeting of the St. Paul Fellowship in Rome on October 20-23, 2022

It was during the CICS World Council in St. Louis 11 years ago that the St. Paul Fellowship was approved as an additional source of funds for ICCS, because the dues from Catholic Scout organizations do not cover all the expenses of CICS and we cannot do everything we...

World Youth Day Lisbon 2023

World Youth Day Lisbon 2023

The World Youth Day (WYD) is the biggest young people world gathering. It is organized by the Holy See, via the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, together with a Local Organizing Committee. In 2023, this organization is made with the Patriarchate of Lisbon. WYD is...

JOTA – JOTI

JOTA – JOTI

Like more than 2 million Scouts around the world, Scouts du Sénégal actively participated in JOTI-JOTA 2022, the world's largest digital and radio Scout event promoting friendship and global citizenship. For Scouts du Sénégal, this is a weekend of training, cultural...

18th African Conference

18th African Conference

The theme of the 18th African Conference of scouting took place in Nairobi, Kenya from the 25th to the 28th of August 2022 at the KCB Leadership centre. There were 39 NSO represented with more than 200 leaders from the African Region of Scouting and further afield....

New ICCS world chaplain – Fr. Luis Marinho

New ICCS world chaplain – Fr. Luis Marinho

« I feel a great joy that I am to serve Scouting at an international level, and make a specific contribution as a priest of the Catholic Church. It is, therefore, a pastoral mission that the Church entrusts to me with. It especially underlines the confidence of the...

The World Committee

The World Committee

The World Committee elected the 4 members of the World Committee. Georges El-Ghorayeb Marco Aurélio Castrianni Marcel Ledjou BLAGUET Matteo Spanò   At the same time, the Regional Councils of Africa and Inter-America elected their new presidents: Marcelin Henry...

8 new members

8 new members

During the Conference, the CICS Council voted to accept 8 new members. Asociação dos Escuteiros de Macau Escuteiros de Guiné Bissau Asociación Scouts de El Salvador Egyptian Catholic Scout Committee Scout Association of Malawi Asociación de Scouts de Venezuela...

Sub-regional seminar for scout chaplains in West Africa

he diocese of MAN, in the Ivory Coast, hosted the sub-regional seminar of West African Scout chaplains from February 13 to 17, 2020. Supervised by Father Jules N'DOUA ATOUBLE, chaplain of the sub-region and president of the Zonal Committee for Inter-religious...

1st Interreligious Forum of the East African sub-region

1st Interreligious Forum of the East African sub-region

From January 30 to February 2, 2020, the Scouts of Tanzania Association hosted the first Interfaith Forum of the East African sub-region in Dar-Es-Salam, capital of the Republic of Tanzania. The event brought together four countries of the sub-region, Tanzania,...

A new chaplain for East Africa

A new chaplain for East Africa

Eddy Kwizera, the national chaplain of Burundi. He has a long history of service to scouting and his appointment was discussed during the West Africa Interfaith Forum in January 2020.