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AustraliaNSW priest charged with 1978 abuse of 13-year-old boy

02:55  14 march  2019
02:55  14 march  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Former school teacher accused of indecent dealing 'not on trial for being a Catholic priest', court hears

Former school teacher accused of indecent dealing 'not on trial for being a Catholic priest', court hears The barrister for a former Brisbane Catholic school priest accused of abusing and taking naked photographs of a student warns jurors the man is "not on trial for being a Catholic priest". Michael Ambrose Endicott, 75, on Thursday faced the fourth day of his trial in the Brisbane District Court, where he is defending eight counts of indecent dealing with a child. It is alleged the offending occurred between 1975 and 1981 while the man was working as a priest and teacher at Villanova College. It is claimed he took nude photographs of a student and touched him.

Cases of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests , nuns and members of religious orders in the 20th and 21st centuries have been widespread and have led to many allegations, investigations

The 25- year - old father received 10 years' probation for sexually assaulting her. Two years later, both mother and son went to foster care after Susana was charged with aggravated manslaughter; the medical examiner said David might have survived if she had taken him to the hospital sooner for the

NSW priest charged with 1978 abuse of 13-year-old boy © AAP An 85-year-old former Anglican priest has been charged with the alleged historic child sexual abuse of a teenage boy in 1978. An 85-year-old former priest has been charged over the alleged historic sexual abuse of a teenage boy.

NSW Police this morning confirmed in a statement that the Anglican clergyman was arrested at about 2.30pm yesterday at a home in Stockton, near Newcastle, following a lengthy investigation.

Detectives from the Richmond Police District launched the investigation in August last year after receiving a complaint about the alleged abuse of a 13-year-old schoolboy in 1978.

It is alleged the boy was befriended by the priest during high school scripture class and piano lessons, and later assaulted.

The priest has since been charged with buggery and issued with a court attendance notice.

He is expected to appear at the Newcastle Local Court on May 2.

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