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Priest's child sex offences

A retired Church of England priest and a former organist and choirmaster have been found guilty of a string of child sex abuse offences dating back more than 25 years.

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Priest abused boys when they were 13

Prosecutors said Denford, 78, used the respectability of the cassock to groom and abuse two boys over an 18-month period from when they were aged around 13. On one occasion he got into a bath with one of the boys while aroused.

On another occasion he pressed himself up against a boy intimately with the words: "How nice it is to have a cuddle".

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