- A chain of prayer for our Union
- Federal Council 2017 in Sait-Cergue, Switzerland (14/15 October 2017)
- Hearing at the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life in Rome (6 November 2017)
- 2nd European High-Patrol Meeting in Venice (17-19 November 2017)
- Youth Forum in Warsaw (26 November 2017)
The meeting with the federal bureau was attended by the Secretary Fr. Awi Mello and Fr. Buontempo
In recent days, the Dicastery’s Secretary, Father Alexandre Awi Mello, and Father Giovanni Buontempo, in charge of relations with the ecclesial movements and new communities, met with the Federal Bureau of the International Union of European Guides and Scouts European Scouting Federation ( UIGSE – FSE) which, at the beginning of this year, counted 63,000 members in 21 ESF associations…. READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Our Union was able to give an expert perspective especially on the European youth, answering to the following questions:
What assistance is offered to young people to look to the future with confidence and hope, beginning with the richness of Christian roots of Europe?
For our movement, the concept of Europe is always present. Our very name “Guides and Scouts of Europe” reminds us permanently of it. In point 1.2.2 of our Federal Statute, in the chapter dedicated to the purposes of our Federation, we read: “Beyond country borders, the Union wants to create a true community of Christian life for the youth of Europe’s various countries, and thereby to raise their awareness of belonging to a European community while developing, at the same time, a healthy culture of all national values, which are the diverse expressions of our common heritage.”
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A weekend full of grace that strenghtend our friendship and our unity.
Thanks to the great Swiss organisational team for a perfect welcome that allowed to everybody to feel at home!