Actor Gary Sinise describes his road to the Catholic Church

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Gary Sinise, the actor perhaps best known for playing Lieutenant Dan in the 1994 movie "Forrest Gump," followed a rather unusual path to becoming a Catholic.

Great expectations: Vatican abuse summit has key, realistic goals

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — All eyes and ears will be on the Vatican during an unprecedented gathering Feb. 21-24 to discuss the protection of minors in the Catholic Church.

Indiana parish opens 'Blessing Box' as a gift to people in need

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Father Doug Marcotte believes "there's no better way to change a community than one small act of kindness at a time."