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Wary of limits on aiding gay people, group returns Catholic grant

A Chelsea community organization has returned a $40,000 grant from the Roman Catholic Church out of concern that the money could come with too many restrictions against helping gay people and working with organizations supporting gay rights.

A spokeswoman for Catholic bishops said the Chelsea group “took appropriate steps under the circumstances.”

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