The Queen’s Speech

Blazing Cat Fur 12/25/2012

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More at the BBC:

…The Christmas address is written by the Queen and usually has a strong religious framework, reflects current issues and draws on her own experiences over the past year.

Her use of 3D technology comes 80 years after George V first broadcast a Christmas speech on […]

Morning Bell: A Christmas Message from Jim DeMint

Rob Bluey The Foundry The Heritage Foundation 12/25/2012

From all of us at The Heritage Foundation, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a joyous holiday season. This is a season for reflection, not only about the closing of the year but about higher callings: our principles, our families, our faiths.

Heritage will be entering […]

Find room for God in fast-paced world, Pope says on Christmas eve

Phillip Pullella Reuters 12/24/2012

Pope Benedict, leading the world’s Roman Catholics into Christmas, on Monday urged people to find room for God in their fast-paced lives filled with the latest technological gadgets.

The 85-year-old pope, marking the eighth Christmas season of his pontificate, celebrated a solemn Christmas Eve mass in St Peter’s Basilica, during which […]

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Christmas Greeting 2012

IsraeliPM YouTube 12/24/2012

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Update: Israel takes in more Bnei Menashe ‘lost tribe’ members

The Bnei Menashe tribe is believed to have descended from the ancient northern kingdom of Israel

Dozens of members of an Indian tribe said to be lost descendants of ancient Israelites have emigrated to Israel after the government lifted a […]