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Canadian pastor freed from North Korea to attend Sunday church in Mississauga

 THE CANADIAN PRESS

Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim is seen in footage after his release from North Korean prison (ANN News)

Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim is seen in footage after his release from North Korean prison (ANN News)

MISSISSAUGA - 

A Canadian pastor released from prison in North Korea this week is planning to attend a church service in Mississauga on Sunday.

Hyeong Soo Lim was released on what state media described as “sick bail” after being handed a life sentence with hard labour in 2015.

Lim is a pastor with the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Mississauga.

His colleague, Rev. Jang Bae, tells The Canadian Press in an email that Lim “will be attending service this Sunday.”

Bae says there will be a section for media at the service, and more details will be provided then.

There’s no word yet on when exactly Lim arrives in Canada.