A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 24, 1951

Christmas comes to Australia in a month when vacationers are thinking of holidays on the beach, to Normway and Sweden during their long, fozen night and to us when soft snows seem to form a halo around every light and candle flame in the the window. For the Russian Orthodox Church, Christmas falls 13 days later than ours.

Year after year, from many lands, our well-wishers have been sending cards like these to us at TIME during.... the Christmas season and on other holidays and feast days which are sacred to them.

On these two pages are reproduced a few...

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