The Executive Committee of the European Council of Religious Leaders (ECRL) were hosted in Ljubljana on the 6 March, by Vice President Mufti Grabus of the Islamic Community in Slovenia.

The Executive Committee discussed the pressing legal and ethical issues regarding freedom and religion and belief and legal cases currently arising in Europe which challenge historical religious practices.

The Executive Committee of ECRL were honoured to have a reception with the Mayor of Slovenia and to share lunch with leaders of the Orthodox, Muslim and Catholic communities of Ljubljana.

The Executive Committee was represented by Revd Dr Thomas Wipf, Bishop William Kenney, Metropolitan Emmanuel, Rabbi Arie Folger, Mufti Grabus, Mr Jamie Cresswell, Secretary General Dr Mark Owen and Secretariat Manager Rebecca Bellamy.