Members of the U.S. Army carry the coffin containing the remains of Fr. Emil Kapaun to a hearse after they were unloaded in Kansas after a flight from Dallas that originated in Honolulu on Sept. 25. / Chris Riggs/Catholic Advance
Wichita, Kan., Sep 29, 2021 / 14:54 pm (CNA).
During Wednesday’s funeral Mass for Father Emil Kapaun, the Bishop of Wichita called the U.S. Army chaplain who died in a North Korean prisoner of war camp a “humble, and saintly priest.”