World Catholic Association for Communication (SIGNIS)

Association catholique mondiale pour la communication
Asociación Católica Mundial para la Comunicación

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2001-11 Rome Italy


Founded on merger of H-XB1450 - Unda, International Catholic Association for Radio and Television, founded 19 June 1928, Cologne (Germany) as 'International Catholic Bureau for Broadcasting -- Bureau catholique international de radiodiffusion', and H-XB1454 - International Catholic Organization for Cinema and Audiovisual, founded 1928, The Hague (Netherlands).

Officially recognized as an International Association of the Faithful by the Holy See thorough approval of its Canonical Statutes, 24 Oct 2014.


Engage with media professionals and support Catholic communicators; transform cultures in the light of the Gospel by promoting human dignity, justice and reconciliation.


2026 | Kigali, Rwanda – World Congress

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Assembly of Delegates; Board of Management. Regional secretariats: K-XE2781 - Asociación Católica Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Comunicación (SIGNIS ALC); K-XE2783 - SIGNIS Africa; K-XE2784 - SIGNIS Asia; K-XE2785 - SIGNIS Europe; U-XJ0020 - SIGNIS Middle East; U-XK1597 - SIGNIS North America; K-XE2786 - SIGNIS Pacific. Also includes: F-XF2779 - SIGNIS Services Rome (SSR).


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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