Nice to see a leader not shy away from Church and State odds and ends…

Putin congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his 75th birthday in the Kremlin on Saturday. “Allow me to sincerely congratulate you on your 75th birthday. You chose for yourself the path of spiritual, moral service and follow it with dignity, wisdom and the deep understanding of the responsibility for the fate of our people, the fate of Russia,” Putin said.

Source: Putin awards Order of St. Andrew the Apostle to Patriarch Kirill – Kremlin – Society & Culture – TASS

Nice to see this and congrats to Patriarch Kirill on his 75th Birthday….may there be many more…

WtR

A survivor of six heart attacks and a brain tumor, a grumpy bear of a man, whom has declared Russia as his new and wonderful home. His wife is a true Russian Sweet Pea of a girl and she puts up with this bear of a guy and keeps him in line. Thank God for my Sweet Pea and Russia.