The Holy Father says in urbi et orbi message: 'The Child whom we contemplate is our salvation! He has brought to the world a universal message of reconciliation and peace. Let us open our hearts to him; let us receive him into our lives.'
Pope addresses economic crisis and need for renewal of faith. He also expresses more Christmas greetings amid recaps of pivotal 2011 events in the Church, highlighting World Youth Day specifically as 'New Evangelization put into practice.'