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(Source: RIA Novosti)

MOSCOW, June 21 (RIA Novosti) – Patriarch Kirill, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, was granted the honorary title of surgery professor on Friday by one of Russia’s leading surgical academies, adding medicine to his already extensive list of formal titles.

The B.V. Petrovsky Russian National Center of Surgery awarded Patriarch Kirill the title of honorary professor “for spiritual treatment, sacrificial service and preaching Christian morals” during an official ceremony celebrating the center’s 50th anniversary.

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NFTU Editor Comment- Really? I guess for the billionaire monk who has made his fortune in tobacco, liquor, race horses, sea food, and other lucrative businesses (not, of course, without the Russian governments help!), and who has been made Patriarch of the Soviet created Sergianist Moscow Patriarchate, why not get an honorary degree in surgery?

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