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Former priest pleads no contest to charges

Posted: 11:46 AM, Feb 29, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-01 10:50:18-05

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Francis Rapp 75 has pleaded no contest to 19 child sexual abuse charges.

He was a priest and teacher at Jackson Lumen Christi High School in the 1980s.

The AG office says Rapp was charged in January 2015 with 13 felonies in Jackson's 12th District Court.

He was charged with three counts of First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct and 10 counts of Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct.

Rapp was also charged with another six felonies in June 2015.

Rapp will be sentenced on April 29. We'll be tracking this story for you.