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Religious leaders urge clean pres. election

Posted November. 12, 2012 04:41,   


Religious leaders attend a meeting hosted by the National Election Commission at the Plaza Hotel Seoul on Friday. The Ven. Jaseung, chief executive of the country`s largest Buddhist order Jogye, reads a letter requesting a clean and proper presidential election to the nation. From the left are Lee Beom-chang, head of Cheondogyo; Namgung Seong, head of Won Buddhism; Kim Hee-jung, archbishop of the Catholic Church of Korea; Kim Neung-hwan, chairman of the National Election Commission; the Ven. Jaseung; Hong Jae-cheol, chairman of the Christian Council of Korea; Choi Geun-deok, president of the Confucian body Sungkyunkwan; and Han Yang-won, chairman of the Korea Council of Religious Leaders.