<![CDATA[Father Kapaun | The Wichita Eagle & Kansas.com]]> http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/ en-us Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:45:37 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:45:37 CDT Father Kapaun 60 webmaster@wichitaeagle.com From Kansas to Korea to Rome, Father Kapaun’s story has circled the globe http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article44820399.html#storylink=rss Father Kapaun’s story has been told all over the world

This week in Rome was the latest stop in his story

The Eagle’s Roy Wenzl and Travis Heying have chronicled the story since 2009

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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 19:04:46 CST

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Journey to sainthood for Kapaun may take years longer (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43723761.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 08:20:33 CST

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Kapaun did great things – even without proving martyrdom, investigating priest says http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43703340.html#storylink=rss For most of the past 14 years, as the Rev. John Hotze investigated Emil Kapaun’s qualifications for sainthood, he thought it important to prove Kapaun was martyred – killed for his faith.

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Sun, 08 Nov 2015 20:02:04 CST

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Kansas pilgrims celebrate Mass in St. Peter’s tomb, hear pope’s blessing (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43671597.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 08 Nov 2015 10:08:35 CST

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Wichita bishop to make case for Kapaun sainthood Monday in Rome http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43613355.html#storylink=rss The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita will address the leadership of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints in Rome on Monday to make the case for Father Emil Kapaun’s sainthood.

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Thu, 05 Nov 2015 18:00:00 CST

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Helen Kapaun, sister-in-law of Father Kapaun, dies at 86 http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article55796325.html#storylink=rss Helen Kapaun married Eugene Kapaun, Emil’s brother

Father Kapaun awarded Medal of Honor in 2013

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Fellow POWs: What they would say to the pope about Father Kapaun (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43615419.html#storylink=rss We asked six of Father Kapaun’s fellow prisoners of war what they would say to Pope Francis about Kapaun’s proposed sainthood if they were in Rome this week.

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Sat, 07 Nov 2015 15:24:43 CST

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Father Emil Kapaun Part 1: In Korea, Kapaun saves dozens during Chinese attack http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1017449.html#storylink=rss Nov. 1 is All Saints Day on the Catholic calendar. On that day in North Korea in 1950, Father Emil Kapaun celebrated four Masses for soldiers in the 3rd Battalion of the 8th Cavalry Regiment and went to bed early in his pup tent south of the village of Unsan.

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Sun, 06 Dec 2009 00:00:00 CST http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1017449.html
Father Emil Kapaun Part 2: Through Death March, Father Kapaun perseveres and inspires http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1017553.html#storylink=rss Father Emil Kapaun was considered an unusual man even before the 8th Cavalry’s 3rd Battalion was overrun at Unsan.

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Father Emil Kapaun Part 3: In icy POW camps, Kapaun shares faith, provisions http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1017631.html#storylink=rss Three weeks after their capture, after 75 miles of marching, the starving survivors of the 8th Cavalry and 19th Infantry straggled into a mud-hut village called Pyoktong, on the banks of the Yalu River, two miles from Manchuria.

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Father Emil Kapaun Part 4: As hundreds die, Kapaun rallies the POWs http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1017716.html#storylink=rss By February 1951 the Allied prisoners at Pyoktong, North Korea, were dying so fast on ground frozen so solid that unburied bodies lay in stacks three to four feet high, 30 to 40 yards long. Men hoarded food or stole it from the weak, and left sick men to die in their own defecation.

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Wed, 09 Dec 2009 00:00:00 CST http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1017716.html
Father Emil Kapaun Part 5: Leads camp prisoners in quiet acts of defiance http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1017813.html#storylink=rss At sunrise on Easter Sunday, March 25, 1951, Father Emil Kapaun startled POWs by donning his purple priest’s stole and openly carrying a Catholic prayer missal, borrowed from Ralph Nardella.

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Father Emil Kapaun Part 6: Kapaun forgives guards, welcomes death http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1017899.html#storylink=rss The POWs in the Pyoktong prison camp began a cloaked and daring effort to save Emil Kapaun’s life. On a rise above them stood the remains of a Buddhist monastery; the guards called it a hospital, but POWs called it "The Death House." The Chinese sometimes killed prisoners by isolating them there from food and help. The POWs knew that’s where Kapaun might end up.

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Fri, 11 Dec 2009 00:00:00 CST http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1017899.html
Father Emil Kapaun Part 7: POWs call him 'a hero and a saint' http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1020050.html#storylink=rss The legend of Father Kapaun and the quest to elevate him to sainthood began in September 1953 as soon as Communist guards released prisoners at the end of the Korean War.

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Sat, 12 Dec 2009 00:00:00 CST http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1020050.html
Father Emil Kapaun Part 8: Former POWs say his miracle was providing them hope http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article1020131.html#storylink=rss Chase Kear does not seem at first glance to be the poster boy for a Vatican investigation involving sainthood. He chews a little dip, hits targets at turkey shoots, listens to country music when he rolls. In his Facebook profile photo he dresses the part of a halfnaked bandito in a sombrero. He’s a self-described redneck; also foolish and drunk and stupid at times in the past, he says, though less so since his accident.

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Community rallies in support of paralyzed Colwich boy, praying for miracle (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article44919366.html#storylink=rss 15-year-old paralyzed from chest down after wreck

Family, friends build wheelchair-friendly additions to home

Many praying to Fr. Emil Kapaun for boy’s recovery

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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 17:17:52 CST

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PHOTOS: Kansans get private tour of the Sistine Chapel http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article44399577.html#storylink=rss About 95 pilgrims from the WIchita Diocese were given a private tour of the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel while visting Rome.

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:55:32 CST http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article44399577.html
Trip to Rome a renewal of faith for Kapaun devotee http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article44320254.html#storylink=rss Rose Mary Neuwirth is caretaker of the Kapaun legacy in Pilsen

She made a pilgrimage to Rome this month

Pilsen could become a Catholic shrine someday

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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 19:24:24 CST

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PHOTOS: Nearly 100 Kansans on hand at Vatican to hear Pope's message http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article44229660.html#storylink=rss Pope Francis appeared for his general audience on Wednesday in Rome. A group of 95 Kansans taking part in a pilgramage were on hand.

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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 06:34:33 CST http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article44229660.html
PHOTOS: Wichita bishop presents Kapaun's cause to cardinal in Rome http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43722624.html#storylink=rss Bishop Carl Kemme presented the offical "Positio" to Cardinal Angelo Amato at the Congregation for the Causes of Saints on Monday.

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Mon, 09 Nov 2015 08:01:22 CST http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43722624.html
PHOTOS: Kansans celebrate Mass, hear pope http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43672506.html#storylink=rss Kansans gather in the tomb of St. Peter on Sunday to celebrate Mass and later hear the pope.

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VIDEO: Kansas Catholics celebrate Mass at the Vatican http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43674252.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 08 Nov 2015 11:33:45 CST http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article43674252.html VIDEO: Bishop to present case for Kapaun sainthood at Vatican http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article42984846.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 07 Nov 2015 16:00:56 CST http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article42984846.html VIDEO: 'The Miracle of Father Kapaun' second teaser trailer http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41608749.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:43:21 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41608749.html VIDEO: 'The Miracle of Father Kapaun' documentary teaser trailer http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41600319.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:26:42 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41600319.html VIDEO: Kapaun keeps the spirits of starving prisoners alive http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41595534.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:16:18 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41595534.html VIDEO: Father Kapaun saves Herb Miller's life http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41594748.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:13:06 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41594748.html VIDEO: Kapaun's fellow prisoner calls him the 'Prince of Thieves' http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41588349.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:01:49 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41588349.html VIDEO: Prisoner recounts first meeting with Father Kapaun http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41581026.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:53:51 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41581026.html VIDEO: Why Kapaun was able to keep so many alive in POW camp http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41576322.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:46:48 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/special-reports/father-kapaun/article41576322.html