MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A former priest, accused of molesting two children decades ago, has been suspended from teaching sex education for Wright County.

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The county board recently canceled their contract with 79-year-old Harry Walsh.

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Walsh was one of five priests named in an internal archdiocese memo about parishes with “some connection to a history of clergy sexual abuse.”

Walsh has denied the accusations, which date back to the 1960s and 1980s.

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He had taught about birth control, sexual disease prevention and human sexuality for the Wright County Human Services Agency for the past 16 years.