In the Christmas Eve Thought for the Day
, the pontiff also recalled with "great fondness" his visit to Britain earlier this year.
"It's significant he has chosen Thought For The Day
to give his first personallyscripted broadcast.
Perhaps a fitting 'Thought for the Day
' would be: "Lead me not into temptation - for I will surely enjoy it."
Thought For The Day
allows speakers from a range of faiths to give a personal reflection and has been broadcast since 1970.
He recorded his Thought for the Day
in Rome yesterday.
BRIAN Pearce (Viewpoints, December 2) says I missed the point of Dan O'Neill's article about atheists not being allowed to contribute to Thought For The day
Pause for thought WE'RE told that matters of faith are under threat these days and the latest to be in danger is Thought for the Day
on Radio 4.
KEEP the Clause campaigners yesterday accused the BBC of allowing their Thought for the Day
spot to be turned into a political propaganda broadcast.
During his career, he was a frequent media contributor, regularly appearing on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme's Thought for the Day
slot and writing articles for the press.
Last Monday he gave the Thought for the Day
in the Today Programme on Radio 4 in which he chose to focus on the importance of the great movement towards positive relations between people and communities of different faiths.
N JONES Dock Street, Llanelli THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
Jesus said to them, "Let the children come to me.
YOUR Thought for the Day
yesterday (Weds, Aug 12) contained the observation that "some time, the hating has to stop".