Tag : Light Korean Presbyterian Church
Hyeon Soo Lim title : Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, Pastor Imprisoned in North Korea, Meets With Canadian Officials
summary : Canadians officials recently met with Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, the Canadian pastor serving a life sentence in North Korea for subversion, and discussed his case with local officials, raising hopes he may be released.
date : Dec 19, 2016 03:17 PM EST
title : Missionary Visits Get Canadian Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim Life Imprisonment Sentence By North Korea For Anti-State Charges
summary : Hyeon Soo Lim, pastor of the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, was sentenced to life in prison with hard labor by North Korea's Supreme Court after a 90-minute trial Wednesday regarding what was referenced "crimes against the state." Lim's relatives and colleagues said he travelled on a humanitarian mission Jan. 31 to North Korea where he supports a nursing home, a nursery and an orphanage.
date : Dec 16, 2015 10:46 AM EST
North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-il title : North Korea Detains Canadian Megachurch Pastor; Isolated Country Has Complicated Relationship with Christianity
summary : The isolated country of North Korea has detained a Canadian pastor, releasing video footage on Monday that showed him confessing of crimes against the state. The Communist country also has an uneasy relationship with Christianity.
date : Aug 07, 2015 12:39 AM EDT