Former Vic priest faces 1970s sex offences

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A former Catholic priest has appeared briefly in a Melbourne court via video link facing historical sex charges dating back to the 1970s.

Frank Klep, 74, is facing four charges of indecent assault against a male, with the alleged offences occurring between 1976 and 1982 while he was a priest and teacher at Salesian College Rupertswood at Sunbury.

The matter was adjourned in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Monday, with Klep due to reappear via video link on August 25.

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