Senior Chinese monk resigns amid sexual misconduct claims

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Controversy around Buddhist abbot Shi Xuecheng seen as sign of #MeToo’s rise in China

One of China’s most high-profile Buddhist monks has resigned from a national post after reports of sexual misconduct, a religious association has said.

The Buddhist Association of China said on Wednesday its president, Shi Xuecheng, had passed his duties to a deputy.

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