A ‘robot priest’ wearing a Buddhist robe standing in front of a funeral altar at the Life Ending Industry EXPO 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2017. Photo: Reuters A ‘robot priest’ wearing a Buddhist robe standing in front of a funeral altar at the Life Ending Industry EXPO 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2017. Photo: Reuters
A ‘robot priest’ wearing a Buddhist robe standing in front of a funeral altar at the Life Ending Industry EXPO 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2017. Photo: Reuters

Will funerals of the future have ceremonies led by robot priests?

A ‘robot priest’ wearing a Buddhist robe standing in front of a funeral altar at the Life Ending Industry EXPO 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2017. Photo: Reuters A ‘robot priest’ wearing a Buddhist robe standing in front of a funeral altar at the Life Ending Industry EXPO 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2017. Photo: Reuters
A ‘robot priest’ wearing a Buddhist robe standing in front of a funeral altar at the Life Ending Industry EXPO 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, August 23, 2017. Photo: Reuters
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