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Cho and his family accused of stealing megachurch funds

By Peter McGill

THE claim of the Yoido Full Gospel Church to have the world's largest congregation has long attracted attention, but now it is in the spotlight for different reasons. The former leader of the South Korean Pentecostal church, which can seat 26,000 in its main auditorium in Seoul, and counts more than one million members worldwide, has been accused by church elders of misappropriating church funds.

Its co-founder and former chief pastor, David Yonggi Cho, is on trial for allegedly ...

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