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Medal of Honor awarded to Father Kapuan, Korean War chaplain

Catholic World News - April 11, 2013

The Washington Post profiled Father Emil Kapuan, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously today for his heroic service as a US Army chaplain during the Korean War.

Father Kapuan is also a candidate for beatification.

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  • Posted by: Defender - Apr. 12, 2013 11:05 AM ET USA

    The chaplains were always there for us in Vietnam, too. They are all truly unheralded and deserve our thanks.

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