Another Marist priest with sordid past taught in Canberra, new book reveals

Updated April 15 2021 - 12:06am, first published August 23 2020 - 5:30am
Brother Coman Sykes.
Brother Coman Sykes.

Secrets of a sordid past are returning again to haunt the Marist Brothers in Canberra, with a new publication this week revealing a priest alleged to have sexually assaulted one young man more than 100 times served in a teaching role in the ACT in the early 1980s.

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Peter Brewer


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