Priest, 70, is accused of ‘sexually abusing two young boys for five years’ – with the youngest just 11 years old

Daily Mail [London, United Kingdom]

March 10, 2021

  • Former priest, now 70, has been charged with historic sexual assault of two boys
  • Police will allege the man abused the boys – then aged between 11 and 17  
  • Alleged abuse took place over five years while they were in his care, police say 

A former priest has been charged with the historic sexual assault of two young boys in Sydney’s west and on the NSW South Coast.

Detectives in August began investigating the allegations said to have taken place between 1986 and 1991.

The ex-priest will face Penrith Courthouse on Thursday facing 13 counts of sexual assault 

A 70-year-old man was issued with a court attendance notice in January at a facility at Malabar, for multiple charges.

These included indecently assaulting a person under 16, sexual intercourse with a person aged 10-16, homosexual intercourse with a male aged 10-18 and inciting a person under 16 to an act of indecency.

The man will appear at Penrith Local Court on Thursday.