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Pope praises California death penalty moratorium, governor says

May 17, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Gov. Gavin Newsom of California, a speaker at the Vatican climate summit, said that Pope Francis praised California’s death penalty moratorium during a conversation on May 16.

The Pope “immediately brought up the issue of the death penalty,” said Newsom. “I wasn’t anticipating that, especially in the context of this convening.”

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