From POW to potential saint: The incredible story of Army Chaplain Emil Kapaun

screen shot 2017 08 03 at 3 30 47 pm From POW to potential saint: The incredible story of Army Chaplain Emil Kapaun

Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun. (Catholic Diocese of Wichita)

By Phil Briggs

Want to get into heaven?

You may want to take a few notes from Army veteran, Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun, whose story is told in the podcast below.

As a Chaplain in the Korean War, the actions Kapaun took cost him his life and earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor.

His life was so heroic, so pure, and so dedicated to others, that he may eventually be recognized as a Saint in the Catholic Church.

Father John Hotze, a priest from the Diocese of Wichita, Kansas, has spent years documenting Father Kapaun’s actions (which many surviving POWs regard as true miracles) and working on his Cause for Canonization.

He shared some legendary stories of Kapaun — which could easily serve as a guide for “How To Live Like A Saint.”

 

Listen to the entire discussion:

 

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