A new bill, if passed, would require all public schools in Florida to offer classes in religion. Filed by Democrat Rep. Kim Daniels on October 11, House Bill 341 would require all Florida school districts to include a Bible class in the curricula.
A recent survey showed that 50% of American Christians treat their pastors as a friend. The Barna Group published a study on Christians' relationships with their lead pastor or priest outside of church services and events.
Christian-based group Focus on the Family celebrated 'Bring Your Bible to School Day' on October 3 where more than 500,000 students in the US participated.
World leaders gathered at the UN Headquarters on September 23 for a major climate change summit, but US President Donald Trump preferred to talk about religious freedom instead.