Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Priest Charged With Assaulting Boys

Ireland: A 74-YEAR-old priest has been remanded on bail after he was charged with a number of sexual offences against a minor.

Fr Brendan Wrixon, with an address in Newmarket, Co Cork, appeared at Mallow District Court yesterday on three charges of gross indecency against a teenage boy contrary to section 11 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885.

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Fr Wrixon was charged with committing an act of gross indecency with the teenager, then aged approximately 16 or 17,  at the Convent of Mercy, Bathview, Mallow. He was also charged with two other counts of committing an act of gross indecency with the youth at Ballintlea, Doneraile, Co Cork,  and at Christ the King Church.

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