The impact of war always resonates over time, here's a somewhat inspiring example that leads back to the Sunflower State as Rev. Emil Kapaun earns well-deserved accolades for his sacrifice in the Korean war and the Catholic Diocese of Wichita has promoted Kapuan's qualifications for sainthood.
Read more . . .Kansas War Hero Priest Returned Home And Nominated For Sainthood
WICHITA, Kan. - The remains of a Kansas priest who is being considered for sainthood by the Roman Catholic Church for his ministry during the Korean War have been identified, U.S. military officials said. The Rev. Emil Kapaun, of Pilsen, Kansas, died on May 23, 1951, as a prisoner of war during the Korean War.