Watch This Video in Honor of Father Emil Kapaun, a True Hero

When the story of human history comes to a close, death and violence don't get the final word. The love of God does.

A U.S. Army officer holds the Medal of Honor for U.S. Army Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun during an April 11, 2013, ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. Father Kapuan received the medal posthumously for his service with the 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, during combat operations against an armed enemy at Unsan, Korea.
A U.S. Army officer holds the Medal of Honor for U.S. Army Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun during an April 11, 2013, ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. Father Kapuan received the medal posthumously for his service with the 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, during combat operations against an armed enemy at Unsan, Korea. (photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP via Getty Images)

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Today is a historic day for the Church in America! Father Emil Kapaun, the Korean War hero whose remains were identified in March, is finally having his funeral. I filmed a video about him a few years ago that ended up being one of the most-viewed Catholic social media videos of all time.

There’s an amazing back story here — check it out in the video posted above. And in Father Kapaun’s honor, make sure you watch his amazing story today, and share it! The video is below:

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