A monk stands before protesters holding placards calling for the cancellation of a vote for the Jogye Order on Friday. Photo: AFP

South Korean Buddhist sect dogged by corruption allegations and factional feuds picks new leader

New president of Jogye Order will have to restore confidence in a sect that has been dogged by a string of scandals, including senior monks amassing wealth

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A monk stands before protesters holding placards calling for the cancellation of a vote for the Jogye Order on Friday. Photo: AFP
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