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ICCS World Council

ICCS World Council

Dates The International Catholic Conference of Scouting (ICCS) is set to host its much-anticipated World Conference in Cairo, Egypt, from August 11 to 14, 2024. Theme This year’s event, themed “Scouts and Catholics: Walking Together on the Path of Peace for One Human...

The Challenge of Synodality for the Mission

The Challenge of Synodality for the Mission

“Synodality instead asks us to look beyond the barriers with magnanimity, to see the presence of God and his actions even in people we do not know, in new pastoral approaches, in uncharted mission territories” asks Pope Francis. On June 13, 2024, about 200...

Report on the International Catholic Youth Congress

Report on the International Catholic Youth Congress

I am Juliette Blanc, a young representative of the ICCS, leader for Rovers at the Scouts and Guides of France; present at the Fátima to Lisbon pilgrimage organized by the ICCS on the occasion of WYD Lisbon 2023.  My expectations  I was very happy to be invited to...

The place of religions in Scouting. A Catholic Vision

The place of religions in Scouting. A Catholic Vision

The ICCS World Committee is working on the new document "The place of religions in Scouting. A Catholic Vision" presented at the previous World Conference of Fatima in 2021. The ICCS World Chaplain, Fr. Luis Marinho, has finalized it and now, during the month of May,...

Stand ICCS

Stand ICCS

During World Youth Day in Lisbon, the International Catholic Conference of Scouting (ICCS) was present to celebrate this event that brings together young Catholics. Scouting (ICCS) was present to celebrate this event that brings together young Catholics. Various...

Camp Scout JMJ

Camp Scout JMJ

On the coast of Caparica, about 15 km from Lisbon, was the place chosen by the ICCS to give almost a thousand scouts, mostly from France but also from Poland, Italy, Spain, Portugal and other countries; a unique and special experience of scout life combined with the...

Join us. With Mary!

Join us. With Mary!

During the World Youth Day 2023, Catholic scouts will carry on their shoulders the image of Our Lady from Fátima to Lisbon, from the 27th of July to the 1st of August. A challenge to overcome, an opportunity for faith, prayer and sharing suggested by Portuguese...

World Youth Day

World Youth Day

During the World Youth Day 2023, a scout camp will be one of the official hosting places for the pilgrims. It will take place on the south bank of the Tagus River, around one hour away from the one of centres of the activities You can get engaged with the scout camp...

Enlarge the space in your tent

Enlarge the space in your tent

“Enlarge the space in your tent, and let the curtains of your habitations be stretched out; hold not back, lengthen your cords and strengthen your stakes.” (Is 54,2) This biblical image nourished the Catholic church at the present time, where a synodal assembly is...

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...