Franciscan

Walking the Walk

Do unto others

The secret to bridging differences: Be kind.

Specifically, practice the Golden rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. That's the message of a compaign launched in April by Bishop Edward Burns of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas.

At the "Promoting Just & Inclusive Communities in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana" immigration conference at Xavier University in Cincinnati, a video promoting his Be Golden Campaign was shared by Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira, Director of the Dallas Office of Welcoming Communities and Immigrant Affairs. A short, straightforward message, it urges us to be thoughtful of and respectful and compassionate to immigrants.

"If we want security, let us give security," the Bishop told the media in announcing the program. "If we want life, let us give life. If we want opportunities, let us provide opportunities." Cedillo-Pereira invited conference-goers to borrow and distrucute the Be Golden video. You'll find it at: begoldenjourney.com

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