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Kansas priest considered for sainthood is buried in Wichita

US Kansas Rev Emil Kapaun funeral

Wichita, Kansas, USAP Thousands of people turned out Wednesday in Wichita to honour a Kansas priest as he was laid to rest 70 years after he died in a prisoner of war camp during the Korean War. Mourners filled Hartman Arena for a funeral service for Rev Emil Kapaun and later lined streets to watch […]

Remains of US priest who died in Korean War identified

Wichita, Kansas AP The remains of a US priest who is being considered for sainthood by the Roman Catholic Church for his ministry during the Korean War have been identified, US military officials said. Rev Emil Kapaun, of Pilsen, Kansas, died on 23rd May, 1951, as a prisoner of war during the Korean War. The […]