European Meeting of Prison Chaplains

Strasbourg, France, 30 May – 01 June 2016

The meeting is organized jointly by the CCEE Commission "Caritas in Veritate" together with the Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the Council of Europe and the International Commission of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care (ICCPC). 


Radicalisation in Prisons: a pastoral view


30th May and 1st June : Centre Culturel St. Thomas, 2 rue de la Carpe-Haute - 67000 STRASBOURG /

31 May : Council of Europe - Room 9



  • Download the programme updated in English (PDF)
  • Download the programme updated in Italian (PDF)
  • Download the programme updated in French (PDF)

List of participants

Download the list of participants (status as 26.05.16)


  • Who are the organizers (DE - EN - FR - IT)
  • Pope Francis' message to the participants (DE-EN-FR-IT)

Information for the journalists

Journalists who intend to cover the meeting may access the following sessions:
- May 30 at the Centre Culturel St. Thomas, 2 rue de la Carpe-Haute - Strasbourg (opening session at 4:30 pm);
- May 31 at the Council of Europe – Room 9.
All other sessions will be held behind closed doors.

To access the Council of Europe, journalists must be granted an accreditation by the Communication Department of the Council of Europe. To request a One-day accreditation, you are kindly invited to look at the conditions required (point 3) at the following address:
While sending your request to the Communication Department, please choose as the subject of your email: “One-Day Accreditation – Radicalization meeting –May 31”

Journalists are also invited to announce their participation by filling the form available at this address (before May 30, 7 pm):

Only the journalists who will have filled the form in due time will receive the Media Folder with documents etc…


Photos will be available from the afternoon of May,30 at this link