In August 2018, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a new draft of the Catechism of the Catholic Church’s paragraph regarding capital punishment.
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Federal court decision just affirmed constitutionality of capital-punishment protocols in the Sooner State.
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and the Sisters of Mercy did not respond with comment by time of publication.
The bill is now on the desk of Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, who is expected to sign it into law. An emergency clause in the bill means it will take effect immediately.
Blessed Fr. Stanley Rother, a native Oklahoma farm boy turned priest and missionary to Guatemala, was beatified in Oklahoma City in 2017.
Votes do not appear to be available to override the veto of the bill, which would have made it illegal for physicians in Oklahoma to perform abortions.
In a 5-4 decision, justices rule a lethal-injection drug constitutional, disappointing anti-death-penalty advocates.
They hope the review ‘will lead to the recognition that institutionalized practices of violence against any person erode reverence for the sanctity of every human life.’