Father Kapaun

December 10, 2009 12:00 AM

Father Emil Kapaun Part 5: Leads camp prisoners in quiet acts of defiance

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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