CHINA China's top monk resigns as Buddhist association head

CHINA

China's top monk resigns as Buddhist association head

By Li Lei | People's Daily app

22:05, August 15, 2018

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Master Xuecheng (Photo: VCG)

Beijing (People's Daily)- Master Xuecheng, China's top Buddhist monk resigned on Wednesday as head of the Buddhist Association of China, according to the website of the association.

Xuecheng's resignation was accepted during a meeting of the association on Wednesday, and the association's vice president, Master Yanjue, will be temporarily in charge of the association, according to the website. 

(With inputs from Global Times)

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