Court Revives 30 Year Old Sex Abuse Case

Court Revives 30 Year Old Sex Abuse Case

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(KSL News) -- The Utah Supreme Court has unexpectedly revived a lawsuit that accuses a Catholic priest of sexual abuse more than 30 years ago.

Court Revives 30 Year Old Sex Abuse Case

Father James Rapp was a teacher at Judge Memorial High School in the early 1970's. Utah brothers Charles and Ralph Colosimo say Father Rapp abused them more than three decades

At the time they were 10 and 17 years old. The older one was a student at Judge Memorial. Lower courts threw the case out because the statute of limitations had expired. The Utah Supreme Court has now agreed to review the lower court dismissal.

He's currently in prison for other sex crimes in Oklahoma.

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