Publications

  • All publications can be purchased from the publisher

    DISCERN has for sale CD Copies of the Jérôme Vignon lecture titled: " The Revival of Democratic Values and the Governance of the Catholic Church"
    They are sold at the price of EUR 3.00. Call us on 21 241 924
     
    Towards Reforming the International Financial Monetary Systems – A Comment on the Document published by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace' – DISCERN Institute for Research on the Signs of the Times & Fondazione Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice, 2012, ISBN No. 978-99957-34-05-3.
     
    DISCERN has for sale DVD Copies of the Ian Ker lecture titled: "Newman on Conscience"
    They are sold at the price of EUR 6
    Call us on 21 241 924
     
    DISCERN has for sale DVD Copies of the Krzysztof Zanussi lecture titled: "The New Barbarians"
    They are sold at the price of EUR 6
    Call us on 21 241 924
     
    DISCERN has for sale DVD Copies of the Luigi Bettazzi lecture titled: "Il Concilio Vaticano II – Ieri, Oggi, Domani"
    They are sold at the price of EUR 6
    Call us on 21 241 924
     
    DISCERN has for sale DVD Copies of the Ursula King lecture titled: "Teilhard de Chardin and Contemporary Mystic Quest"
    They are sold at the price of EUR 6
    Call us on 21 241 924
     
    DISCERN has for sale DVD Copies of the 2010 Stefano Zamagni lecture titled: "The Political Economy of undocumented Migration"
    They are sold at the price of EUR 6
    Call us on 21 241 924
     
    DISCERN has for sale DVD Copies of the Robert Keen lecture titled: "Banking on Virtue?"
    They are sold at the price of EUR 6
    Call us on 21 241 924
     
    Koncilju!

    Aldo Maria Valli
    Luigi Bettazzi
     
    H.L.Mgr. Luigi Bettazzi: il-Concilio Vaticano II Ieri, Domani, Oggi
     
    Professor Stefano Zamagni: Caritas in Veritate
    Fraternity, Reciprocity and New Economic Problems
     
    B. Tonna: Maintaining Momentum. Report on the Sign of the Times 2001. DISCERN, Malta, 2001, +84p.

    ISBN 99932-0-124-3
     
    B. Tonna: The Sign of the Civilisation of Love. Report on the Signs of the Times for 2000. DISCERN, Malta, 2000, +93p.

    ISBN 99932-0-012-3
     
    B. Tonna: A Surge in Quality - Report on the Sign of the Times for 1999. DISCERN, Malta, 1999, +185p.

    ISBN 99932-0-010-7
     
    B. Tonna: The Stunned Society - Report on the Signs of the Times for 1998. DISCERN, Malta, 1998, +173p.

    ISBN 99909-68-72
     
    B. Tonna: The Sign of the Here & Now Criterion. Report on the Signs of the Times for 1997. DISCERN, Malta, 1997, +245p.

    ISBN 99909-2-020-6
     
    B. Tonna: Sign Sense. A Report on the Sign of the Times 1996. DISCERN, Malta, 1996, +203p.

    ISBN 99909-2-012-5
     
    B. Tonna: Signs Trends Values. A Report on the Signs of the Times for 1995. DISCERN, Malta, 1995, +203p.

    ISBN 99909-2-008-7
     
    B. Tonna: Malta Trends. A Report on the Signs of the Times for 1994. DISCERN, Malta, 1994, +106p.

    ISBN 99909-2-003-6
     
    B. Tonna: Malta Trends 1993. The Sign of the Times for 1990-1993. DISCERN, Malta, 1993, +172p.

    ISBN 99909-2-001-X
     



    Study Reports


    Mirrors and Windows: Maltese Young People's Perception of Themselves, their Families, Communities and Society.
    The Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth and Sport through Aġenzija Żgħażagħ has commissioned the Żgħażagħ Ħaddiema Nsara to carry out a study on young people in Malta. Under the auspices of Żgħażagħ Ħaddiema Nsara, a research team from DISCERN - J. Inguanez, R.Gatt, S. Schembri Wismayer – was appointed to carry out this study, 2012.
     
    Experiencing Childhood in Malta, 2010
    A study commissioned by the Children's Foundation
    Malta Financial Services Authority
    [R. Gatt, J. Inguanez]

    ISBN No. 978-99932-694-8-9
     
    Malta Sunday Mass Attendance
    Census 2005
     
    J. Inguanez, C. Savona-Ventura: Not a Euthanasia. DISCERN, Malta, 2008, +128p.

    ISBN 99932-694-4-1
     
    C. Savona-Ventura: The Quest for Contentment: A Study of Drug Abuse Habits in Malta. DISCERN, Malta, 2004, +50p.

    ISBN 99932-638-6-9

      E-book
     
    C. Savona-Ventura: Devotees of Venus. A history of Sexuality in Malta. DISCERN, Malta, 2003, 89p.

    ISBN 99932-638-3-4

      E-book
     
    DISCERN: Sunday Mass Attendance Census 2005 - Preliminary Report DISCERN, Malta, 2006, +67p

      E-book
     
    Our Welfare Reform: A call to a committed discussion.
    DISCERN-Centru Fidi u Gustizzja, Malta, 2004, +1p.
    [published also in The Sunday Times [Malta], 30th May, 2004, p.34]
      English Version

    Ir-Riforma tal-Welfare: Sejha ghal diskussjoni responsabbli.
    DISCERN-Centru Fidi u Gustizzja, Malta, 2004, +1p.
      Maltese Version
     
    DISCERN [P. Micallef, B. Tonna, A. Attard, J. Farrugia, A.P. Micallef]: Adolescent drug use in Malta. A follow-up on the Caritas 1991 survey. CARITAS, Malta, 1998, +134p.
     
    DISCERN: Report on the Third Census. Attendance at Sunday Mass. The Best Opportunity for Evangelisation. DISCERN, Malta, 1998, +226p.
     
    Caritas Poverty Watch Team [B. Tonna, L. Mangion]: Poverty in Malta - A Third Report. CARITAS-DISCERN, Malta, 1998, +49p.
     
    Caritas Poverty Watch Team [B. Tonna]: Poverty in Malta - A Second Report. CARITAS-DISCERN, Malta, 1996, +46p.
     
    Caritas Poverty Watch Team [A. Seychell, B. Tonna]: Poverty in Malta - A First Report. CARITAS-DISCERN, Malta, 1994, +57p.
     
    Osservatorju tal-Faqar: Il-Faqar f'Malta. L-Ewwel Rapport. CARITAS-DISCERN, Malta, 1994, +57p.
     
    A.M. Abela: Shifting Family Values in Malta. A Western European Perspective. DISCERN, Malta, 1994, +85p.

    ISBN 99909-2-005-2
     
    DISCERN [B. Tonna]: Adolescent drug use in Malta. CARITAS, Malta, 1993, +208p.

    ISBN 99909-63-00-2
     



    Occasional Papers


    Gavin D'Costa: Faith in an Age of Unbelief

    ISBN 978-99957-0-525-1
     
    Jérôme Vignon: The Revival of Democracy: What it tells us about mankind, and how this should be reflected in the governance of the Church?

    ISBN 978-99957-34-06-0
     
    Massimo Faggioli: Is Vatican II dangerous or is it in danger?

    ISBN No. 978-99957-3-404-6
     
    David I. Mostofsky: Medical Miracles: Faith, Fact & Fiction. DISCERN, Malta.

    ISBN 9789995734039
     
    Ian Ker: Newman, Modernity and Conscience. DISCERN, Malta.

    ISBN 9789995734022
     
    Ursula King: Teilhard de Chardin and the Contemporary Mystic Quest. DISCERN, Malta.

    ISBN 9789995734015
     
    Stefano Zamagni: Fraternity, Reciprocity and Global Governance in Caritas in Veritate. DISCERN, Malta.

    ISBN 9789993208822
     
    Stefano Zamagni: Catholic Social Thought, Civil Economy and the Spirit of Capitalism. DISCERN, Malta.

    ISBN 9789993208815
     
    Robert Keen: Banking on Virtue. DISCERN, Malta.

    ISBN 9789993269496
     
    David Martin: Has Secularization gone into Reverse? DISCERN, Malta.

    ISBN 9789993208389
     
    A. Riccardi: Il Cristiano di Fronte alle Sfide della Convivenza. DISCERN, Malta, 2008, +17p.

    ISBN 9799993269457
     
    E. Barker: Yet more varieties of Religious Experiences: Diversity and Pluralism in Contemporary Europe. DISCERN, Malta, 2009, +22p.

    ISBN 9789993269434
     
    F. Kerr: Reforming the Church: The mission of Cardinal Yves Conger. DISCERN, Malta, 2009, +24p.

    ISBN 9789993269458
     
    Frank McHugh: Your City our City. DISCERN, Malta, 2006.

    ISBN 9789993269427
     
    Vera Zamagni: A Christian Looks at the EU Social Dimension. DISCERN, Malta, 2005.

    ISBN 9789993269410
     
    J.M. Soskice: Imago Dei. DISCERN, Malta, 2006, +12p.

    ISBN 9789993269403
     
    C. Mesters: Bible Reading and the Formation of Ecclesial Basic Communities. DISCERN, Malta, 2005, +29p.

    ISBN 9789993263883
     
    P. Endean: Karl Rahner: Theologian of Hope and Dialogue. DISCERN, Malta, 2004, +22p.

    ISBN 99932-638-7-7
     
    G. Gutierrez: Spirituality and the Preferential Option for the Poor. DISCERN, Malta, 2004, +16p.

    ISBN 99932-6384-4-2
     
    S. Zamagni: Economics, Conscience and Globalisation. DISCERN, Malta, 2003, +40p.

    ISBN 99932-638-2-6
     
    P. Poupard: What are the signs of the times telling us? DISCERN, Malta, 2003, +19p.

    ISBN 99932-638-1-8
     
    N. Lash: Vatican II: of Happy Memory .... and Hope? DISCERN, Malta, 2002, +28p.

    ISBN 99932-638-0-X