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Catholic priest faces 29 sex charges

A CATHOLIC priest charged yesterday with child sex offences against 18 young boys has been working in a Catholic library opposite a school since 2001.

Father John Sidney Denham was charged with a count of buggery, 28 charges of indecent assault against a male and one of attempted assault against a male.

The offences were allegedly committed in the Newcastle area in the 1970s and 80s.

Police facts handed to Sydney Central Local Court said Father Denham was working opposite the Missionary of the Sacred Heart school in the city’s eastern suburbs as a librarian. He was remanded in custody to appear in court in Newcastle on October 1 [source].

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August 15, 2008 - Posted by | Australia, Sex Abuse

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