Visitors from Serbia Explore Role of Religion in the United States

On 17 May 2011 ICLRS personnel assisted in hosting visitors to BYU Campus from Serbia, here as part of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy (UCCD) program to explore “The Role of Religion and Social Issues in the United States.”  Center leaders Bob Smith, Brett Scharffs, Gary Doxey, and David Kirkham joined Law School Professor Fred Gedicks and other scholars from across campus to welcome Mr. Adnan Ahmedi, Head, Council of the Islamic Community, Presevo; Mr. Isak Asiel, Supreme Rabbi, Federation of Jewish Communities in Serbia; Mr. Drasko Denovic, Member, Church of Christ, Belgrade; Mr. Muhamed Jusufspahic, Mufti, Islamic Community of Serbia; Mr. Aleksandar Sekulic, Secretary, Office of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, Serbian Orthodox Church, Belgrade; Mr. Gordon Matic, English Language Officer; and Mr. Fedja Zimic, Escort Interpreter.