By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– An Archdiocese of Denver priest is facing allegations of sexually abusing a child. Father Michael J. O’Brien has been accused of sexually abusing a child during this time at St. Mary Catholic Church in Aspen.

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O’Brien denies the allegations. He has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of both criminal and church allegations. The allegations have been reported to law enforcement.

Jennifer McRae