Joseph E. Capizzi

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).

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Atomic Blasts 1945 & Christian Ethics

Just war scholars and Christian ethicists address morality of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Joe Capizzi on Pope Francis & Just War

Joseph Capizzi of Catholic University in a recent article for Providence analyzed Pope Francis’s new encyclical Fratelli Tutti‘s seeming negative…

Response to Quincy Institute

Mark Tooley speaks with contributing editors Rebeccah Heinrichs of the Hudson Institute and Joseph Capizzi of Catholic University about the…

Catholic Teaching and Statecraft

Joseph Capizzi, professor of moral theology and ethics and executive director of the Institute for Human Ecology at the Catholic University of America, spoke about how Catholics have approached government and statecraft.

Joe Capizzi Discusses Christian Hope & Peace on Earth

In this short video, Joe Capizzi discusses how we should view our past and our future in light of Christian…

Joseph E. Capizzi Lecture: “Catholic Teaching & Just War”

The following lecture was recorded during Providence’s 2017 Christianity and National Security Conference. Joseph E. Capizzi discusses the nature of…