Tutu’s Christmas message

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu wishes the country well on Christmas Day.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Picture: Nathan Adams/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has wished all South Africans a prosperous Christmas day.

Tutu said he will be spending the day with those nearest to him.

"God bless all of you!"

Tutu also spoke of South Africa becoming the "country God wants us to be."

He also said he hoped South Africa would be a country where we care for everybody.

The cleric also spoke of his wish that the country would become one where no one is treated like a nobody.