Bishop Carl Kemme presented the official position on the life of Father Emil Kapaun to Cardinal Angelo Amato at the Congregation for the Causes of Saints at the Vatican on Monday. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
Bishop Carl Kemme will travel to Rome this weekend with nearly 100 pilgrims from Kansas. On Monday, he'll appear before the Congregation for the Cause of Saints to present the Wichita Diocese's official document on Father Emil Kapaun of Pilsen. Kapaun, who died in a North Korean P.O.W. camp in 1951, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2013. The Vatican is currently investigating his life to see if he meets the criteria for sainthood.
McConnell Air Force Base held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to signify completing the preparation for the arrival of the KC-46A Pegusus. After three years, 16 projects, more than 23 million pounds of steel and $267 million, McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A and lead the way for the future of air refueling. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle/Oct. 16, 2017)
The Final Four game against Louisville came up during American Athletic Conference's Media Day on Monday. Relive that 2013 game through these photos by Eagle photographers Jaime Green and Travis Heying. WSU lost by four points.