DISCERN – The Institute for Research on the Signs of the Times

  • DISCERN – The Institute for Research on the Signs of the Times is a research institute forming part of the Archdiocese of Malta. DISCERN undertakes research on the signs of the times as they appear in the Church and society of Malta, utilising the tools offered by the social sciences. DISCERN publishes research reports, holds public lectures, and provides the evidence necessary for the ecclesial community to better serve its mission. The institute was founded in 1993.

  • Tel

    25906149, 25906136, 25906315

  • Board of Directors

    Dr Sue Vella (Chairperson)
    Prof. Nadia Delicata
    Michael Pace Ross
    John Caruana
    Jean Paul Fabri
    Prof. Mary Anne Lauri
    Prof. Edward Warrington

  • Research Team

  • Luke J. Buhagiar (Chief Research Officer)
    Delia Mifsud Inguanez
    Graziella Grima