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Senior Australian bishop charged with child sex abuse

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One of the most senior members of the Catholic Church in Australia has stepped down from his role after being charged with child sex abuse, the Church said on Monday. 

Activists protesting sexual abuse in the Catholic church in Sydney on July 18, 2008

Max Davis, who heads the church's military diocese, is reportedly Australia's most senior clergyman and the first Australian Catholic bishop to be charged with a child sex offence.

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