The Rev. John Hotze talks about the hand-carved crucifix honoring Father Emil Kapaun that was smuggled from a Korean POW camp. Hotze has been investigating Kapaun for possible sainthood.
The Rev. John Hotze talks about the hand-carved crucifix honoring Father Emil Kapaun that was smuggled from a Korean POW camp. Hotze has been investigating Kapaun for possible sainthood. Dave Williams File photo
The Rev. John Hotze talks about the hand-carved crucifix honoring Father Emil Kapaun that was smuggled from a Korean POW camp. Hotze has been investigating Kapaun for possible sainthood. Dave Williams File photo

Kapaun did great things – even without proving martyrdom, investigating priest says

November 08, 2015 08:02 PM

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