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The Imperial State Crown, worn by the Queen during the state opening of Parliament (Photo: Mike Moore)

The 300-year-old Act of Settlement is to be reformed following the unanimous agreement of 16 Commonwealth nations

Cardinal Turkson presents the document (Photo: CNS)

Vatican department says only a global government can rein in the ‘equalities and distortions of capitalist development’

Religious leaders gathered at the Basilica of St Mary of the Angels (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Benedict XVI tells 300 religious leaders that believers must ‘purify their faith’ to help peace

Benedict XVI greets the crowd in the Paul VI audience hall (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI says he hopes the meeting will promote dialogue in a world ‘still torn by hatred’

Gaddafi ruled Libya for 40 years (Photo: PA)

Vatican expresses hope that new Libyan government begins new era based on justice and a ‘spirit of inclusion’

Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop Roche and Pierpaolo Finaldi (Photo courtesy of Mr Finaldi)

The Bishop of Leeds told Pope Benedict XVI that the new translation had gone down well in parishes

Widdecombe: 'Hedgehogs are better represented in Parliament than Christians' (PA photo)

Ann Widdecombe is to accuse Government of double standards over persecution of Christians and gay people abroad

Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd (Photo: CNS)

Remembering all of God’s gifts to humanity ‘opens up the path of light amid darkness’, says Benedict XVI

The Basilica of St Francis in Assisi (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

No joint prayer at Assisi, says cardinal

Papal pilgrimage will unite Muslims, Chinese Buddhists, Japanese Shintoists, Native Americans, Zoroastrians and atheist philosophers

A protester is carried off the site (Chris Radburn/PA Wire)

Anglican and Catholic bishops say ‘confrontation and violence are not the answer’ as riot police move in on Traveller site