Popular Minister Charged in Sex Sting Asks for Forgiveness From Pulpit

A prominent Boston minister charged with soliciting a prostitute pleaded for his flock’s forgiveness from the pulpit Sunday and apologized to his wife.

Archbishop A. Livingston Foxworth and wife Karen L. Foxworth. (Photo: gcoan.org)
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The prominent Boston minister charged last week with soliciting a prostitute pleaded for his flock’s forgiveness from the pulpit yesterday where he also apologized to his wife.

“I ask for God’s forgiveness,” A. Livingston Foxworth, the senior pastor at Grace Church of All Nations in Dorchester, told parishioners at the end of a three-hour service yesterday. “I beg for your forgiveness.”

A contrite Foxworth told a packed congregation he loved three things: God; his wife and family, and his ministry.

Toward the end of the service, he was greeted with loud applause and sang two hymns where attendants clapped and raised their hands toward the heavens.

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Following the hymns, Foxworth told parishioners he only blames himself. He noted that he’s not asking for members to condone his actions. He also said, “I’m not going anywhere,” but he wants some time for reflection and “restoration.”

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