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Priest accused of sexually abusing teens to face trial Monday afternoon

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The trial for a local priest accused of sexually abusing two teens more than 30 years ago is set to begin Monday afternoon.

Reverend James Schook is charged with sodomy.

The 65-year-old, who has terminal skin cancer, was deemed fit to stand trial by a state doctor.

He was indicted in 2011.

Schook is accused of abusing two boys at St. Thomas More Church in Louisville in the 1970's when he was an assistant pastor.

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