Young girl taken to altar to be raped by priest: court

WARNING: Distressing content

A DEPRAVED father helped notorious paedophile Gerald Ridsdale rape his young daughter, a court has heard.

Shocking details of Ridsdale's vile offending have been aired at the County Court this morning where the sex monster pleaded guilty to more than 20 new charges.

The court heard one girl, who was abused by Ridsdale over more than two years in the 1970s, was personally delivered to the priest by her father.

On one occasion she was woken in the middle of the night and driven to a church where Ridsdale was waiting.

There, her dad stripped her, and Ridsdale abused her on the altar of the Ballarat church.

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