A middle school in Virginia has banned songs mentioning “Jesus” from its annual Christmas concert as part of an effort to be “more sensitive” toward the increasingly “diverse population” of its student body.

“We had a few students who weren’t comfortable singing a piece I have done many times in the past, but it is of a sacred nature and does mention Jesus,” the choir teacher at Robious Middle School in Chesterfield said in an email to a parent who was concerned about the changes to the winter concert program, NBC News affiliate WWBT has reported.

via Virginia School Bans All Songs Mentioning ‘Jesus’ at Annual Christmas Concert

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Virginia School Bans All Songs Mentioning ‘Jesus’ at Annual Christmas Concert

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