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Marci Hamilton

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February 18, 1997 | By Aaron Epstein, INQUIRER WASHINGTON BUREAU
The Catholic kids here enjoy shooting hoops right after Sunday Mass, without having to leave the room. But the Rev. Tony Cummins doesn't think it's right to lead prayers in a gym. "It's not a fitting place to have sacred worship, to help lift people out of their daily activities and bring them into contact with God," he complained. "But presently we're being denied a place where we all can gather. I mean a church. " Father Tony, as he is sometimes called, does have a 1923 church, St. Peter's, and a $1.4 million plan to knock down part of its limestone walls and construct a 750-seat sanctuary.
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