After the service the congregation was entertained at the monastery yard and all those who wished to extend congratulations to His Holiness could do it.
On June 12, 2015, the Day of Russia, the Russian Federation state awards ceremony took place in the St. George Hall of the Moscow Kremlin Palace.
On June 6, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk as anchorman of the Church and the World talk-show at the Russia-24 TV network hosted Mr. Boris Titov, Presidential Commissioner for the Rights of Enterprisers and chairman of the Russian-Chinese Peace, Friendship and Development Committee.
On June 11, 2015, the Strategic Vision Group ‘Russia – Islamic World’ began its meeting in Moscow under the chairmanship of R. Minnikhanov, acting head of the Republic of Tatarstan.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia received a delegation of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem at the patriarchal residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery. The delegation included Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina and Archbishop Theophylactos of Jordan.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), celebrated the requiem service for the late DECR staffer Artem Borzov.
Artem Borzov, a staff member of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, died a tragic death on June 5, 2015.
The meeting of the Working Group was opened by its co-chairmen – G. Karasin, state secretary, deputy minister of foreign affairs, and Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR).
On 6 June 2015, the Moscow Synodal choir gave a concert at the centre of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Etchmiadzin, in the context of commemoration of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide.
On June 2, 2015, His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, began his pilgrimage to Jerusalem.