Catholic leaders to House abortion foes: Immigration reform is also ‘pro-life’

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Immigration reform supporters pray and sing in both English and Spanish outside the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday night (Nov. 12, 2013), calling on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. RNS photo by Katherine Burgess

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(RNS) The statement cites Pope Francis’ views that immigration woes and economic inequality are threats to life along with abortion, and it appears to be another example of the so-called Francis effect that is recasting the nation’s culture war by shifting the debates onto a broader terrain.