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Catholic priest arrested and charged over child porn

A CATHOLIC priest is the latest man to be arrested by child abuse detectives investigating an online pornography ring.

The 56-year-old was arrested a Sydney presbytery where police seized his computer and a number of electronic storage devices.

He was given strict bail conditions and will front court on August 26 charged with four counts of using a carriage service for child pornography.

The offences are being investigated by detectives from Strike Force Trawler, an ongoing operation into the sexual abuse of children online and by phone.

Anyone with information can phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

More to come.

Topics:  child pornography child sex abuse


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