CHICAGO (CBS) — Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago says it will not accept a donation from the owner of a Northwest Side restaurant that features a communion wafer on a burger.

But the owner tells WBBM that Catholic Charities already did take his money.

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This whole controversy revolves around the Ghost — a burger at Kuma’s that’s topped with a communion wafer. Catholics call the burger sacrilegious.

Kuma’s Owner Michael Cain says he’s donated $1,500 to Catholic Charities.

The organization says keep the money.

“Catholic Charities will not accept a donation from Kuma’s Corner,” spokeswoman Kristine Kappell says. “The Eucharist is a central part of the Catholic faith and we strongly urge Kuma’s Corner to discontinue selling a burger that disrespects that faith and the faith of all Christians.”

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Kuma’s says the money’s already been taken out of his bank account. Catholic Charities promises a refund.

“If they don’t accept the donation and if I get the money back, I will donate it to another charity,” Cain says. “I mean, I’m sorry they don’t want to accept a donation to their charity. I guess they’ve got so many donations that they don’t need mine, so I can give it to another charity.”

Cain says 80 percent of the people are not upset by the burger, which he says is a tribute to the Swedish band Ghost.

Defiance, though, comes with a price. Restaurant representatives say they’ve had death threats since they added the burger to the menu, and they’re taking them very seriously by adding more security, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

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Kuma’s says business was up over the weekend.