A man in New Orleans, Louisiana waited outside of a church for Archbishop Gregory Aymond to arrive so that he could plead for the release of documents surrounding alleged abuse from within the church, which he says he was abused in.

WDSU was there to catch the dramatic footage that shows Aaron Hebert passionately speaking to Archbishop Aymond and you can hear by the tone in his voice that Hebert wants closure.

According to the report, Aaron Hebert was allegedly abused by Lawerence Heckler while as a child and the abuse allegedly happened in the church where he confronted the Archbishop, St. Josephs in Gretna.


Hebert hopes that his story and his voice will prevent others from going through what he went through as a kid, but WDSU reports that he doesn't have much faith in Archbishop Aymond.

In all, Hebert does not feel confident that documents in his case will be released by the church.

In the report by WDSU, they included a statement from the archdiocese:

"In 2009, when Archbishop Aymond was named Archbishop of New Orleans, Lawrence Hecker had been removed from ministry for seven years and had been reported to law enforcement. The Archdiocese of New Orleans has and will continue to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation concerning Lawrence Hecker or into wrongdoing by any other cleric, employee or volunteer."

Here's the video of the passionate confrontation in front of the church in Gretna, Louisiana.


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