“Do Unto Others…”

Policy chairman of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, Benjamin Palumbo argues that the Golden Rule ideal communicated by Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew should be the instrument by which we measure the effectiveness of our federal government. As we enter the heaviest of the 2016 campaign season, we invite you read and reflect on what you want your government to look like.


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Benjamin Palumbo, a CACG board member who has served in several important staff positions in both the United States Senate and House, explores this provocative question with the words of Jesus Christ in Matthew: “”Do unto others what you would have them do unto you.”

As we come ever closer to the decision that will determine the make-up of the US government starting in January 2017, it is important to reflect on what we would like that government to do with its mandate. Perhaps Jesus’ admonition that we “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” would seem an appropriate guideline.

How would we like that to be translated into action?

Let’s consider the issue of guns. Read more…

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Published in: on July 28, 2016 at 12:02 pm  Leave a Comment  

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