Joseph Capizzi, executive director, Institute for Human Ecology, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on promoting Catholic social teaching.
... Joseph E. Capizzi, executive director of the 14-month-old Institute for Human Ecology at The Catholic University of America, said it is important for centers such as his to promote the mission of Catholic social teaching. The centers also can promote civil dialogue in a polarized society.
“In the U.S. in particular, we see that productive argument is really a scarce resource,” he said. “Not only can we be avenues where that occurs, we can model that together … and show people there’s room within the church and room within the culture for people of good faith to say ‘This is how I see it,” and this is the way you engage with each other.” ...
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