Part 9 - Catholic priest jailed for sexually abusing six children - press report

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GB ARCHON 2913 DEA-09-02-02-21-9

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Catholic priest jailed for sexually abusing six children - press report

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  • 17 April 2019 (Creation)

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The Daily Mail is a tabloid newspaper and online news source published in London. Founded in 1896, it is the UK’s highest-circulated daily newspaper. Its sister paper The Mail on Sunday was launched in 1982, while Scottish and Irish editions of the daily paper were launched in 1947 and 2006 respectively. Content from the paper appears on the MailOnline website, although the website is managed separately and has its own editor.

The paper is owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust.

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part of news round-up by Mr K Morris

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Fr Francis McDermott was found guilty of 18 counts of historic child sex offences. A Catholic priest has been jailed for nine years and 11 months. McDermott, 75, abused six victims, some as young as 10, in London, Norwich, and High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, between 1971 and 1978, Aylesbury Crown Court heard.
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