South Africa 18.2.2014 07:57 am

Catholic priest appears for sexual assault

The pair had been charged with stock theft.
Photo: Supplied

The pair had been charged with stock theft. Photo: Supplied

A Catholic priest from Pretoria was granted R2000 bail after appearing in court on charges of sexual assault.

The 44-year-old priest from Waterkloof had allegedly made a 17-year-old boy watch a pornographic DVD and showed him his genitals, Beeld reported on Tuesday.

The priest was reportedly on compulsory leave until the matter was completed.

He has to stay with the archbishop of Pretoria, William Slattery, and is not allowed to preach or have contact with his congregation.

The priest was expected to appear in court again in April.

– Sapa

 

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