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Father Emil Kapaun to be awarded Medal of Honor

Emil Kapaun, a priest from Kansas celebrated for his actions during the Korean War and in a North Korean prisoner of war camp, will be awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama, the nation’s highest military award for bravery.

Soldiers’ loyalty, perseverance pay off as Kapaun finally to get Medal of Honor

Father Emil Kapaun’s Army friends say he earned the Medal of Honor. His family, and the soldiers who witnessed his heroism, say it should not have taken 60 frustrating years for the military to recognize that. There were times when his supporters nearly gave up.

Emil Kapaun latest in long line of Medal of Honor recipients with Kansas ties

The Medal of Honor is the nation’s highest military honor, and winning it puts the recipient in elite company.

Pompeo speaks to White House staff to recommend Medal of Honor for Father Kapaun

The national debate about whether to award Father Emil Kapaun the Medal of Honor has now reached the White House, though so far only in a preliminary meeting.

Letter another step to sainthood for Kapaun

The Department of Defense has answered a letter written by members of the Kansas Congressional delegation that urged the department to speed along the application to award the Medal of Honor to Kansas army chaplain Father Emil Kapaun.

Kansas delegation asks for Kapaun Medal of Honor recommendation from defense secretary

The Kansas congressional delegation wrote Defense Secretary Leon Panetta a letter Friday urging him to recommend that Korean War hero Emil Kapaun be awarded the Medal of Honor.

Kapaun likely to get Medal of Honor for Korea service

Father Emil Kapaun, a Kansas priest and chaplain, likely will be awarded the Medal of Honor in the next few weeks or months for gallantry during the Korean War, Congressional officials said Thursday.

Father Kapaun video to air on Veterans Day

The award-winning documentary “The Miracle of Father Kapaun” will air on Veterans Day on EWTN.

Kansas man's recovery credited to Kapaun

PITTSBURG — Nick Dellasega now wears a gadget implanted under the skin of his chest.

Diocese passes Kapaun case for sainthood to Vatican investigator

Vatican investigator Andrea Ambrosi thinks Emil Kapaun has a real shot at being named a saint by the Catholic Church in a few years.

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