Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Worcester

Church pulls support for Worcester Art Museum

Continue reading below

The pastor of a Northborough Catholic church said the parish will no longer support the Worcester Art Museum after the museum publicly supported gay marriage. The Rev. Stephen Gemme of St. Bernadette’s said his parish will not ‘‘support [the museum] institutionally as in the past.’’ He did not specify how the church has supported the museum. Shortly after the Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, the museum congratulated the gay and lesbian community on its Facebook and Twitter pages and offered to host same-sex weddings. Museum officials told the Telegram & Gazette that reaction to the position has been overwhelmingly positive.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com