Former Lumen Christi priest gets 20-40 years in prison for sex abuse

Former Lumen Christi priest gets 20-40 years in prison for sex abuse

Updated: Sat 1:34 AM, Apr 30, 2016 By: Nicole Chadwick 

Ex-priest James Rapp will spend the next 20-40 years in prison for molesting students at Lumen Christi high school in Jackson  between 1980-86.

"His crime and his position was a murder on our soul," said Andrew Russell, who Rapp abused while he was...

a student. "It affected everything that my grandma, my mother, my family tried to build. Years of foundation in the church, he shattered."

Russell and five other students detailed how Rapp would take them into his office after school and molest or even rape them.

J.C. Wood explained Rapp put him in the same room with him on an overnight class trip.

"He knelt beside the bed...

 

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