The Word Among Us

August 2009 Issue

The White Sheep of the Borgias

Francis Borgia proves that free will and God's grace can trump DNA.

By: Woodeene Koenig-Bricker

The White Sheep of the Borgias: Francis Borgia proves that free will and God's grace can trump DNA. by Woodeene Koenig-Bricker

The House of Borgia has gone down as one of the most treacherous, lecherous, and downright evil clans the world has ever known—perhaps the first true crime syndicate family.

From Alexander VI, one of the worst popes ever, to his daughter Lucrezia, famed for her poisoned drinks, to a host of lesser-known but equally...

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