Xuecheng, the 52-year-old abbot of Longquan Temple, has resigned amid a sexual harassment scandal. Photo: AP

Chinese monk accused of sexual harassment resigns as chairman of Buddhist Association of China

Abbot of Longquan Temple in Beijing alleged to have coerced nuns into having sex, overseen illegal construction work and embezzled funds

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Xuecheng, the 52-year-old abbot of Longquan Temple, has resigned amid a sexual harassment scandal. Photo: AP
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.