Brimeyer, born in the Congo (Zaïre) made a living in Europe from about 1966 by pretending to be the holder of a number of titles of nobility, including Prince Alexis d'Anjou Romanov-Dolgorou... [more]
Juliana was orphaned as a child and brought up in a convent, where she began to have visions. In 1206 she was professed as a nun. In 1230 she became superior of the convent but there was co... [more]
Mortara was the son of a Jewish family in Bologna, Italy. When he was five (or a baby, sources differ) he became very ill and his illiterate nurse, a Catholic, baptized him secretly. He rec... [more]
The Shoah, also known as the Holocaust , is the name given to the attempt by Nazi Germany to exterminate not only the Jews of Europe, their primary target, but also the mentally and physic... [more]
To see local Adoption resources, please select a location (U.S. only):
Note: Our authors are dedicated to honest, engaged, informed, intelligent, and open conversation about adoption. The opinions expressed here may not reflect the views of Adoption.com.