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News - April 19, 2013

Palo Alto urged not to fund Catholic nonprofit

Committee agrees to grant money to Catholic Charities despite protest from Human Relations Commission member

by Gennady Sheyner

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois and Washington, D.C., Palo Alto officials found themselves debating on Tuesday night whether the organization's local chapter should continue to draw grant funding from the city.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be emailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.

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