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New Jersey priest charged with sexual misconduct
BRICK TOWNSHIP (WABC) -- A priest in Ocean County, New Jersey, is facing charges of sexual misconduct with two people, one of them a child.
Father Velanmarukudiyil J. Christudas, known to his parish as Father Chris, is a priest in Brick Township.
He was arrested Saturday after he allegedly assaulted a female parishioner and her child.
The priest has been relieved of his ministry duties.
He is being held on $75,000 bail in the Ocean County Jail in Toms River.
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