SIGNIS has among its objectives:
To promote a Christian understanding of the importance of human communication in all cultures.
To engage in activities which motivate and encourage participation in the betterment of the communications environment on the basis of Christian values.
To be open to and promote ecumenical and inter-religious collaboration in communication activities.
To promote communication policies that respect Christian values, justice and human rights.
To foster dialogue with communication professionals on moral, spiritual and professional issues.
To participate in the formation of public opinion based on sound ethical and spiritual values.
To support media education at all levels.
To participate in the world forums of communication.
To facilitate mutual support among the members through dialogue and professional development.
To represent Catholic media’s in several organizations and institutions, governmental or not.