A selection from the first 15 blessed years of Khilafat-e-Khamisa
6 January 2005: During his tour of Spain, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa addressed the volunteers of Jalsa Salana Spain and granted them valuable guidance and inspected the Jalsa preparations.
7 January 2005: During his tour of Spain, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa hoisted the Liwa-e-Ahmadiyyat before his Friday Sermon in Pedro Abad, and led everyone in silent prayer. With Huzoor’saa Friday Sermon, the Jalsa Salana Spain commenced. It was the first time a Khalifa of the Promised Messiah graced the event in the history of Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Spain. Moreover, it was the first-ever Friday Sermon of a successor of the Promised Messiah in Spain that was broadcast live through MTA. On the same evening, a representative of the Ministry of Justice of Spain had the opportunity to meet Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa.
7 January 2011: During his Friday Sermon on this day, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa mentioned Hadayatullah Hübsch Sahib, who had passed away on 4 January. He was born on 8 January 1946 in Chemnitz, East Germany. He was an author, journalist and poet. He was a member of the ethics committee of the State of Hesse and a former press spokesman of Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Germany. After accepting Islam Ahmadiyyat in 1969, he requested Hazrat Khalifatul Masih IIIrh for an Islamic name, upon which he was given the name “Hadayatullah”. He also served as an imam at the Nuur Mosque in Frankfurt.
7 January 2017: Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa inaugurated the Baitul Ehsan Mosque in Mitcham, London.
8 January 2005: Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa delivered the concluding address at the Jalsa Salana Spain. On the same day, Huzooraa granted separate audiences to the national amila [executive committee] of Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Portugal, and the amila of Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya Spain.
8 January 2010: During his Friday Sermon on this day, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa mentioned Professor Muhammad Yusuf Sahib of Rachna Town, Lahore, Pakistan, who had been martyred on 5 January, at the age of 65. He had been serving as the local president for the last 20 years.
9 January 2004: During his Friday Sermon on this day, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa mentioned that 7 January marked the 10th anniversary since MTA had started broadcasting. Huzooraa commended the efforts of volunteers, and instructed the Jamaat to remember them in prayers.
9 January 2005: During his tour of Spain, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa granted separate audiences to the amila [executive committee] of Lajna Imaillah Spain and the amila of Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Spain. Huzooraa also granted an audience to the children.
10 January 2014: During his Friday Sermon on this day, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa mentioned Master Mashriq Ali Sahib MA of Kolkata, who had passed away on 3 January at the age of 80. He had accepted Ahmadiyyat in 1965 and had the opportunity to serve the Jamaat in various capacities, including Secretary Tabligh, Qaid Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya, Nazim Ansarullah Bengal, Naib Amir and Amir of Jamaat Kolkata, and Provincial Amir of Bengal and Assam.
10 January 2015: During his Friday Sermon on this day, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa categorically condemned the Charlie Hebdo attacks that had taken place in France and prayed for peace in the world:
“The perpetrators of this brutal attack may seek to justify their acts in the name of Islam and its Holy Founder (peace be upon him) but their acts have no relation whatsoever to the true teachings of Islam. Nowhere does Islam permit taking the law into one’s own hands or to injure or murder anyone. Yet these so-called Muslims and Muslim groups still do not abstain from such cruelties and atrocities.” (Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community condemns Terrorist Attacks in France, www.pressahmadiyya.com)
11 January 2005: During his tour of Spain, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa visited Gibraltar and granted an audience to its governor.
11 January 2014: Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa addressed the convocation ceremony of Jamia Ahmadiyya UK in Haslemere, Surrey.
12 January 2005: During his tour of Spain, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa travelled to the historical city of Seville, and visited the mosque, palaces and various other historic places.
12 January 2007: During his Friday Sermon on this day, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa mentioned Allah the Almighty’s blessings in regard to the foundation of the Berlin Mosque, and said that it was a big breakthrough and success, despite severe opposition there.