A Servant at War
The Story of Fr. Vincent Capodanno.
By: Bob French
Burning napalm. Fleeing refugees. Soldiers slogging through rice paddies and jungle trails. Booby traps, snipers, ambushes, bloody firefights. The anguished faces of the wounded and dying, desperate for compassion and comfort. When we think of the Vietnam War, these are the images we see.
What these searing images don't reveal is that Jesus, too, was present in Vietnam. Alive in his followers—both the American and the...
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