Former Catholic priest charged over child sex abuse in New South Wales

Sydney Morning Herald

A former Catholic priest has been charged over child sexual assaults between 1999 and 2006 which took place in Leichhardt and Kempsey, NSW.

Police say the 69-year-old was arrested in Port Macquarie last Friday.

He faces multiple charges including sexual intercourse without consent, aggravated indecent assault, inciting an act of indecency with a victim under 16, committing an act of indecency and indecent assault.

Police say the charges relate to the sexual and indecent assault of a boy when he was aged between 12 and 17.

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