Who is Father Kapaun?


Father John Hotze is the Episcopal Delegate for Father Kapaun’s Cause for Beatification and Canonization, which is a fancy way of saying that he was responsible for conducting all the official research used for his cause for sainthood. If anyone knows Father Kapaun it’s him. In this interview, Joe Farris and Father Hotze explore Kapaun’s story and the impact he had on the world. Who is Father Kapaun? What motivated him? What can we learn from his life? Find out in this episode!

Also, check out the Father Kapaun Guild for more about Kapaun’s Cause, and watch Kapaun’s Men’s documentary on Father Kapaun’s life, featuring two of Kapaun’s fellow POWs as well as his Medal of Honor Ceremony.