(Fox News) President Trump is reportedly skipping a climate change event Monday at the United Nations headquarters to give a historic speech on religious freedom and global persecution against believers.
With more than 80 percent of the world's population living under religious restrictions, according to Pew Research Center, two pastors tell Fox News Trump's keynote address at an event called the Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom set for Monday is a major step for the faithful.
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"This is the first time any leader of a nation has addressed the UN on religious persecution," Robert Jeffress told "Fox & Friends" host Ainsley Earhardt. "A third of the world is living under religious persecution...and it is a remarkable thing that this president would skip a UN climate change summit on an imaginary problem to address the very real problem of global persecution of believers."