MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A former priest, accused of molesting two children decades ago, has been suspended from teaching sex education for Wright County.READ MORE: Minnesota Judge Among Possible Top Supreme Court Contenders
The county board recently canceled their contract with 79-year-old Harry Walsh.READ MORE: Liddell Leads Buckeyes Past Gophers, 75-64
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.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: Friday Kicks Off Stretch Of Warmer Days
He had taught about birth control, sexual disease prevention and human sexuality for the Wright County Human Services Agency for the past 16 years.