Midway Airport priest charged with sexual abuse

December 24, 2011 10:33:56 PM PST
A 77-year-old priest who is assigned to the chapel at Midway Airport was charged with sexual abuse Saturday.

Father Bede Jagoe allegedly told a man he was attracted to him, then reportedly tried to kiss him and grab his crotch.

Police say the 54-year-old man had attended services before boarding a flight. He reported the incident to police.

Jagoe's attorney says he has been a priest for 51-years.