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A replica of the Coronation Crown at Sotheby's (Photo: PA)

Jacob Rees-Mogg says he will try to amend the Bill to allow Catholics to become monarch

Benedict XVI greets Ulla Gudmundson, Swedish ambassador to the Holy See, during the Pope's annual meeting with the diplomatic corps (CNS)

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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

Arthur Edwards/PA Archive/Press Association Images

After all, the Catholic Church in Malta thrived under the temporal authority of protestant governors

Rabbi David Rosen greets the Pope at the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

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David Cameron has abandoned plans to reform the laws of succession. Critics of reform say it would lead to the disestablishment of the Church of England and undermine the monarchy (PA photo)

Ancient law that forbids Catholics or anyone married to a Catholic from becoming monarch will not be challenged by the Government