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The Catholic priest is charged with sex offenses against five children


The 77-year-old Catholic priest is charged with sex offenses against five children when he was a teacher at an elite religious school

  • Father Anthony Caruana, 77, was accused of attacking children in the 1980s
  • He was a dormitory manager, trainer and band teacher at Chevalier College in New South Wales
  • The Catholic priest was arrested at home in Kensington, Sydney on Friday morning

A Catholic priest was indicted after allegedly attacking five children at a boarding school in the southern highlands of New South Wales in the 1980s.

Father Anthony Caruana, 77, indecently attacked children between the ages of 12 and 15 at Chevalier College in Burradoo.

He was a dormitory manager, rugby coach, and band teacher at the school, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

77-year-old Father Anthony Caruana is said to have indecently attacked five children between the ages of 12 and 15 (picture)

The 77-year-old was arrested on Friday morning in a house in Kensington, Sydney, after Detectives opened an investigation into allegations of sexual assault between 1982 and 1988.

He was charged with six cases of sexual assault and indecency with a person under the age of 16 and two cases of gross indecency with a boy.

Caruana has been given a bail and is due to appear before the Waverley District Court on May 22.

He was a dormitory manager, rugby coach and band teacher at Chevalier College in Burradoo (pictured)

He was a dormitory manager, rugby coach and band teacher at Chevalier College in Burradoo (pictured)

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