The International Center on Family Studies aims to promote a culture in favour of the family in the context of change.
To achieve its purposes the Center utilizes the following tools:
• A bi-annual publication of the Report on the Family prepared by prominent research centers and specialists in various disciplines. It focuses on family problems in relationship to the social and cultural environment;
• A computerized Documentation Center, specialized in family issues;
• The promotion of scientific research on topics concerning family life; publications of essays and studies that focus on historical perspectives of the family and the definition of the family’s specific role in contemporary society;
• Collaboration with the bi-monthly review Famiglia Oggi, (Family Today) addressing mainly social and pastoral workers using a monographic, interdisciplinary, and documentary approach.
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