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Oklahoma archbishop lauds governor’s clemency in death-penalty case

November 19, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Archbishop Paul Coakley has praised Oklahoma’s Governor Kevin Stitt for granting an appeal for clemency by Julius Jones, a convicted murderer who was scheduled for execution on November 18. “It took tremendous courage in the face of intense pressure” to grant the last-minute plea, the archbishop said. “I applaud his commitment to seeking justice while providing the condemned an opportunity for redemption.”

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