Summary by Ground NewsFather Vincent Capodanno was awarded the Medal of Honor for his sacrifice in tending to the wounded and dying that day. The Navy chaplain shared their work and their burdens, living as a grunt Marine. In 2006 he was declared a Servant of God by Archbishop Edwin O'Brien of the Archdiocese for the Military Services in Washington, DC.
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‘The Grunt Padre’ was a chaplain who gave his life for his Marines’ souls
Father Vincent Capodanno earned his nickname “The Grunt Padre” because he would never seek comfort while his Marines were out in the bush putting their lives on the line.
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