BBC Radio 4 has just made this announcement:
Pope Benedict XVI, will deliver his Thought For The Day on Radio 4, Friday 24th December at 7.45am.
Pope Benedict's Christmas message to the British people follows his UK visit in September. In an unprecedented move - the Pope has not presented material specifically written for a radio or television audience before - Pope Benedict recorded Thought For The Day in Rome on Wednesday 22nd December.
Take a look at the Radio 4 blog for the full story.
Bridget Middleton is the Editor of About the BBC