Paedophile priest Gerald Risdale has faced court over the alleged sexual abuse of two young boys in the early 1980s.
The 87-year-old was charged last month with 24 child sexual abuse offences.
He faced Warrnambool Magistrates Court by videolink from prison on Monday.
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Court documents allege Ridsdale sexually abused two boys in Mortlake, in western Victoria, between May 1981 and November 1982.
He's facing 10 charges of committing an indecent act with a child, three charges of committing acts of gross indecency and 11 charges of sexual penetration of a child between the ages of 10 and 16.
Police have prepared a brief of evidence against him.
Ridsdale is due to face court again on June 17.
Australian Associated Press
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