'Suffer the children: Popular Alabama televangelist Acton Bowen pleads guilty to 28 charges of raping and sexually assaulting multiple children between the ages of 12 and 16.
Before his arrest in 2018, Bowen was the host of xlroads TV, a global broadcast reaching millions every week.
An Alabama evangelist pleaded guilty this morning in an Etowah County courtroom to 28 counts of sexual abuse involving six victims.
Paul Acton Bowen, charged in both Jefferson County and Etowah counties, was facing criminal charges, including enticing a child for sexual act, sodomy, traveling to meet a child for sexual act and sexual abuse involving six different victims between the ages of 13 and 16.
The Gadsden Times reports:
Acton Bowen on Monday pleaded guilty to 28 charges related to sexual abuse of six boys between the ages of 12 and 16 — most contacted through his ministry to young people.'
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