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Catholic brother charged over Lismore sexual assault

A Catholic brother has been charged in Sydney following an alleged historical indecent assault on a boy in Lismore during the 1960s.

Police allege that the brother was teaching at a Lismore school between 1967 and 1969 when he sexually assaulted a boy who was in year six at the time.

The matter was reported to police in February last year and about 9.20am yesterday (Wednesday 18 March 2015), an 82-year-old man was arrested and charged at Burwood Police Station with one count of indecent assault.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on Wednesday April 22.

 


2 responses to “Catholic brother charged over Lismore sexual assault”

  1. Ken says:

    He was a catholic brother what else would you expect ?
    This is what these sex starved, religious nutters are bred for, and any parent is aware of this !
    If you entrust small vulnerable children to this system , they get screwed.
    charge the parents with neglect and the priests with rape.
    Cheers G”)

  2. Jo says:

    Ken doesn’t know the first thing about Catholic religious, confusing brothers with priests. Nonetheless, the vow of celibacy has a lot to answer for. I don’t see a lot of nuns being drawn into this, though. Probably says more about the male condition rather than religious nutters. Christ was very clear about His views on those who harmed children. These twisted individuals are not upholders of their religion. Quite the opposite.

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