Seoljeong, executive chief of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, bows his head after announcing his resignation at the headquarters of the country’s largest Buddhist sect in Seoul, South Korea on August 21, 2018. Photo: EPA

South Korea’s top Buddhist quits over corruption and fatherhood allegations

Pressure mounted on monk since reports in May that he breached celibacy rules and secretly owned vast real estate holdings despite his vow of poverty

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Seoljeong, executive chief of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, bows his head after announcing his resignation at the headquarters of the country’s largest Buddhist sect in Seoul, South Korea on August 21, 2018. Photo: EPA
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