Pastor Michael Kennedy of Lake County, Florida, was arrested recently and charged with two counts of sexual battery. The victim, now an adult, told a relative about the incidents and the authorities were then contacted. According to the referenced news article, the sheriff’s office arranged for a taped phone conversation in which Kennedy admitted the acts but said God had forgiven him. He was subsequently arrested.
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