The exterior of Myungsung Church in eastern Seoul. Photo: AFP

South Korean founder of world’s largest Presbyterian church sparks outrage by naming son as his successor

  • Kim Sam-whan’s controversial decision to hand the reins of power to his son was initially found to be in violation of the church’s constitution
  • But this was reversed after a four-day Korean Presbyterian Church general assembly, of which Kim is a past president, agreed to allow the succession
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The exterior of Myungsung Church in eastern Seoul. Photo: AFP
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