Father has challenged us to proclaim our faith values; and he
has specifically addressed the threats to dignity, and even of
life itself, of migrants.
Iowa bishops and I have issued a Statement on Immigration Reform
through the Iowa Catholic Conference. This statement
underlies all of our Church teachings. It applies from the
moment of conception to the last moments of life and encompasses
all people on earth.
that not only are the vast majority of the people of Iowa of
immigrant descent but that even our Catholic faith is an
immigrant to this great state and nation.
Iowa Bishops' Joint Statement on Immigration Reform