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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Youth Pastor Watch

posted by on November 13 at 10:30 AM


Last year, Morningstar Academy principal Carolyn Kennedy was sentenced for failing to report the abuse of one of her students. The charges stemmed from allegations that her son, Bobby Kennedy, a teacher at Morningstar and a youth pastor, had molested teenage girls in his class.

Today, Bobby Kennedy, 29, is on the run from police and listed by Apache Junction police as one of their “Most Wanted.”

And Carolyn Kennedy, 53, who police say attempted to protect her son and conceal the abuse allegations, is still in charge of the Apache Junction charter school.

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Those Kennedy's sure are fucked up! At least she did not drive off a bridge and leave the kid in the car while she went back to her compound.

Posted by Just Me | November 13, 2007 10:48 AM

Yeah, it looks like someone has Kennedy envy.

10 bucks says there's a Ted in the family with an enormous red head.

Posted by Mike in MO | November 13, 2007 11:25 AM

Dan, you missed the priest who was told to "stay away from the children" on NPR this morning. Don't forget the Catholics, they make all the other "bad touch" Christians look bush league.

Posted by Westside forever | November 13, 2007 11:28 AM

The lesson from this is that we should burn down all the charter schools. Where's the outrage?

Posted by Greg | November 13, 2007 11:55 AM

Depends on how catholic you are. In the Northeast it seems (at least when I was growing up) Catholic meant your family made you go to church every Sunday. After that it was completely indifferent, in fact you the impression that the catholic high school girls well if they were going to sin, they were going to do it right ... they had confession right? They were a hell of a lot looser than the protestants.

Moving out to this coast I was amazed at religious religious really is out here (and seemed to move back there too) It's like they have to overcompensate for the heathens.

Posted by OR Matt | November 13, 2007 11:56 AM

The catholics are generally more known for their sexually repressed child molesting priests and not for their tight ass parishoners.

Posted by OR Matt | November 13, 2007 11:58 AM

Wow. What a mother-and-son creepshow. He gropes the kids in the janitor's closet, and she tells them they're "lying" and they "had better not repeat the accusations," then tells police "that the school simply had some “problem girls.”"

Now THIS is grounds for inclusion on the sex-offenders registry!

Posted by Irena | November 13, 2007 12:03 PM

maybe slog should add a new green box for "youth pastor watch" like for religion, hetero, homo, ?!?!, countless others i'm forgetting this moment. oh, i guess they're called topic or category tags or something like that.

other topic tag suggestions:
"OTWKTWACBO_" (O, They Will Know That We Are Christians By Our _____)
"ECDAMAAF" (Every Child Deserves A Mother And A Father)

Posted by from east of miss | November 13, 2007 4:13 PM

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