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ANALYSIS Capital Punishment, the Holy Bible and the U.S. Constitution

Patrick B. McGuigan Roman Catholics in the United States and a few other nations, to the extent they honor the teaching authority of the Church, face cross-pressures in wake of Pope Francis’ revision of the Cathechism concerning the Death Penalty. Right now I cannot suggest a ready path to resolution of these cross-pressures within the […]

Richard Glossip gets 37 more days, as state examines execution process

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin has issued a 37 day stay of Richard Glossip’s execution to address legal questions raised on Wednesday (Sept. 30) about Oklahoma’s execution protocols. The stay will give the Department of Corrections and its attorneys the opportunity to determine whether potassium acetate is compliant with the state’s court-approved […]

Fallin receives letter on behalf of Pope Francis ‘to commute’ Glossip execution

Staff Report Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano sent a letter to Gov. Mary Fallin on behalf of Pope Francis,  in regard to the scheduled execution of Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip. Despite the request, Fallin does not have the legal authority to move the execution, said Alex Weintz, communications director for Fallin. Gov. Fallin does, […]

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