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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,...

ICCS-EM visits COMECE

ICCS-EM visits COMECE

Last week, ICCS-EM visited the headquarters of The Commission of the Bishop's Conferences of the European Union known as COMECE in Brussels. COMECE is composed of the Catholic Bishops' Conferences of all Member States of the European Union and has been in dialogue...

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...

ICCS EM Regional Council

ICCS EM Regional Council

The ICCS EM Regional Council took place in November 2022 in Brussels. Discussions on the strategic plan 2019-2025 were made and ideas of cooperation rose. The committee 2019-2022 report and financial balance were approved. A new triennial plan and budget for 2022-2025...

Advent calendar – 2022

Advent calendar – 2022

After a joyful year, it is comforting to stop and read, pray and reflect during the Advent season. You can follow the Advent calendar online here: ADVENT 2022 ICCG - ICCS (genial.ly)

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...