Henan University was first criticised in 2009 when its sports institute gave China's controversial monk, Shi Yongxin (above), abbot of the Shaolin Temple, the title of honorary professor. Photo: SCMP Pictures Henan University was first criticised in 2009 when its sports institute gave China's controversial monk, Shi Yongxin (above), abbot of the Shaolin Temple, the title of honorary professor. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Henan University was first criticised in 2009 when its sports institute gave China's controversial monk, Shi Yongxin (above), abbot of the Shaolin Temple, the title of honorary professor. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chinese university criticised again over new plans to give Buddhist abbot an honorary title

Henan University was first criticised in 2009 when its sports institute gave China's controversial monk, Shi Yongxin (above), abbot of the Shaolin Temple, the title of honorary professor. Photo: SCMP Pictures Henan University was first criticised in 2009 when its sports institute gave China's controversial monk, Shi Yongxin (above), abbot of the Shaolin Temple, the title of honorary professor. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Henan University was first criticised in 2009 when its sports institute gave China's controversial monk, Shi Yongxin (above), abbot of the Shaolin Temple, the title of honorary professor. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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