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Peru bishop fired over sexual abuse allegations

Pope Francis has removed a Roman Catholic bishop in Peru who the country's retired former prelate says is suspected of sexually abusing minors.

Gabino Miranda, 53, was removed as part of the new pope's "zero tolerance" policy against abuse, the Rev. Luis Bambaren, the retired prelate and a Jesuit, told reporters Friday.

Miranda is only the second bishop known to have been removed in recent times by the Vatican over sex abuse allegations.

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