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Remains of Father Kapuan, heroic Korean war chaplain, identified

March 08, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: US military officials have announced the discovery of the remains of Father Emil Kapuan, a military chaplain who died in 1951. Father Kapuan, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously, and is a candidate for beatification, died of pneumonia while in a North Korean prison camp, after he was captured while tended to wounded soldiers.

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