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Former New Orleans Priest Indicted for Rape

Posted on AllSides September 7th, 2023
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NEW ORLEANS ( - A former New Orleans priest is being indicted on four charges, including raping a teenage boy. Father Lawrence Hecker was indicted Thursday by Louisiana state prosecutors in New Orleans on charges of aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping, one count of aggravated crime against nature and one count of theft. Local news station WWL reported, "The crimes allegedly occurred at the now-shuttered St. John Vianney prep school — adjacent to St. Theresa the Little Flower of the Child Jesus church — where Hecker worked in 1975, when the...

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