It is alleged the offences took place in the Lismore Diocese in the 1980s.
Police said the investigation was referenced at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
The priest was arrested today and taken to Kempsey Police Station where he was charged with nine offences.
He was refused bail and is expected to appear before Kempsey Local Court tomorrow.
abc.net.au 9 Jul 2015
What's worse is that the police are also in on it.