“Jill and I hope everybody is ready to spend time with household and buddies throughout the vacation season. We’re additionally holding a particular place in our hearts for anybody lacking a cherished one throughout this time. From our household to yours, we wish you a peaceable Christmas Eve,” tweeted Biden.
In the meantime, Pope Francis tweeted, “Tonight, God attracts close to to you since you are essential to him. From the manger, as meals in your life, He tells you: “In case you really feel consumed by occasions, if a way of guilt and inadequacy devours you, for those who starvation for justice, I’m with you. #Christmas. Jesus asks us to go to the naked actuality of issues, to put down all our excuses, our justifications and our hypocrisies on the toes of the manger. He whom Mary tenderly wrapped in swaddling desires us to be clothed in love. #Christmas.”
Canadian PM Trudeau additionally wished “pleasure, well being, love, and peace,” and mentioned that he’s “excited to assemble across the Christmas tree and spend some high quality time collectively.”
“Merry Christmas! Like tens of millions of Canadians, my household is happy to assemble across the Christmas tree and spend some high quality time collectively. And as we sit up for the brand new yr, we’re additionally wishing you pleasure, well being, love, and peace,” tweeted Trudeau.
He additionally thanked the Canadian Armed Forces for shielding the nation. “This yr, I am pondering of Canadians who go the additional mile to make our nation a greater place. I am pondering of members of the Canadian Armed Forces who’re defending our nation and the values we share. I am pondering of the medical doctors, nurses, and first responders working all through the vacations. And I am pondering of on a regular basis Canadians who discover methods to point out up for his or her buddies and neighbours.”
Trudeau mentioned that 2022 was a difficult yr; for a lot of, this vacation season will not be straightforward. “However I am assured that Canadians will proceed to be there for one another in 2023 – as a result of that is simply who we’re,” he mentioned.
Australian PM Albanese mentioned that Christmas is a particular time of yr.
“It is a day of giving. It is a day for enjoyable along with household and buddies. And for a lot of Australians, it’s a day that’s so central to their religion. In fact, not everybody will get to take it straightforward immediately. In case you’re rostered on someplace, I need to say thanks in your service to others. In case you’re working since you volunteered your time to make Christmas higher in your fellow Australians, whether or not you are serving lunch to these in want otherwise you’re retaining our seashores protected, I need to specific my gratitude and my admiration.”
Thanking emergency service employees and Australian Defence Drive, he mentioned, “The identical goes to all our emergency service employees and naturally, all Australian Defence Drive personnel, whether or not they’re serving right here or removed from house abroad. Thanks to each single certainly one of you. No matter kind Christmas Day takes for you, might or not it’s a really comfortable one and should Santa be good to each baby. Merry Christmas.”