Joseph E. Capizzi is a professor of moral theology and ethics and the executive director of the Institute for Human Ecology at the Catholic University of America. He teaches in the areas of social and political theology, with special interests in issues in peace and war, citizenship, political authority, and Augustinian theology. He is the author of Politics, Justice, and War: Christian Governance and the Ethics of Warfare (Oxford University Press, 2015).
We can be grateful for Congressman McNerney reminding us that force serves politics and not the other way around.
Joseph E. CapizziFebruary 20, 2023
The Catholic tradition reminds us that just war thinking is critical to peacemaking.
Joseph E. CapizziJune 28, 2022
Joseph Capizzi spoke at Baylor University about Catholic political theology.
Joseph E. CapizziFebruary 16, 2022
At the Christianity and National Security Conference, Joseph Capizzi spoke about Catholic social teaching on the just war tradition.
Joseph E. CapizziNovember 19, 2021
Just war scholars and Christian ethicists address morality of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Marc LiVecche & Joseph E. CapizziAugust 23, 2021
To reject civility is to reject politics. The alternative to politics is not war, but barbarism.
Joseph E. CapizziJanuary 8, 2021
Joseph Capizzi of Catholic University in a recent article for Providence analyzed Pope Francis’s new encyclical Fratelli Tutti‘s seeming negative…
Mark Tooley & Joseph E. CapizziOctober 22, 2020
Pope Francis calls out the language of war. He speaks against “war” as a solution. In this, he echoes many prior popes.
Joseph E. CapizziOctober 15, 2020
Mark Tooley speaks with contributing editors Rebeccah Heinrichs of the Hudson Institute and Joseph Capizzi of Catholic University about the…
Mark Tooley & Rebeccah Heinrichs & Joseph E. CapizziJuly 27, 2020
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) joined many Americans in expressing strong emotional responses to two Supreme Court decisions, one relating to Title VII protections against discrimination (Bostock v. Clayton County) and the other to the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” or DACA program (Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California).
Joseph E. CapizziJune 23, 2020