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Old 02-11-2006, 08:38 AM
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Rania breaking protocol

I think the one that realy stands out for me was when Queen Rania went to meet Pope John Paul II dressed in a white outfit with a white mantilla!!!!!!

This is a privilege reserved only for the Catholic Queens, for example Sofia. Even other Christian Queens have to wear black when they visit the Vatican, so Rania should have worn black also.

I never understood why that mistake was made.
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Old 02-11-2006, 08:45 AM
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I think the one that realy stands out for me was when Queen Rania went to meet Pope John Paul II dressed in a white outfit with a white mantilla!!!!!!

This is a privilege reserved only for the Catholic Queens, for example Sofia. Even other Christian Queens have to wear black when they visit the Vatican, so Rania should have worn black also.

I never understood why that mistake was made.
In a white outfit with a white mantilla?!?!?!?!?
Just Queen Paola and Queen Sofia can use it!!!
I can't believe that she did this!!
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Old 02-11-2006, 08:49 AM
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Grand Duchess Marie-Therese of Luxembourg can use it as well, as can all the princesses of Savoy.
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Old 02-11-2006, 08:52 AM
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Grand Duchess Marie-There of Luxembourg can use it as well, as can all the princesses of Savoy.
Thanks Marengo, i forgot them!
So, just Queen Sofia, Queen Paola, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa and all the princesses of Savoy can use it! :p
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In a white outfit with a white mantilla?!?!?!?!?
Just Queen Paola and Queen Sofia can use it!!!
I can't believe that she did this!!
Yes she did! There are photos of it somewhere but it was a BIG breach of protocol. It was quite early on maybe 1999, not sure of the date but what a big booboo!
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Old 02-11-2006, 02:28 PM
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No it wasn't a breach of protocol.
Queen Rania was allowed to wear gray (not white) because she was visiting the Pope at his summer residence (Castel Gandolfo) and NOT the Vatican.
http://www.geocities.com/jordanroyal...lgandolfo1.jpg
It would be quite silly for a Queen to make such a huge mistake and risk a diplomatic disaster. All royals and heads of state have teams of people to ensure they dont make such serious mistakes.
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No it wasn't a breach of protocol.
Queen Rania was allowed to wear gray (not white) because she was visiting the Pope at his summer residence (Castel Gandolfo) and NOT the Vatican.
http://www.geocities.com/jordanroyal...lgandolfo1.jpg
It would be quite silly for a Queen to make such a huge mistake and risk a diplomatic disaster. All royals and heads of state have teams of people to ensure they dont make such serious mistakes.
What???? You mean not make mistakes like at Felipe and Letizia's wedding for example??
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We're talking about the time she met Pope John Paul II Humera, not the time she met Benedict XVI. She wore a white suit and a white mantilla - even Queen Elizabeth II isn't allowed to wear white and has to wear black.
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I know, I posted the link in my post above. You can see Pope John Paul II in the picture. She's not wearing white.
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Sorry, I misread. But I'm sure that was at the Vatican and not the summer residence. In any case, she should have worn black IMO.
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It looked white in a heck of a lot of photos
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It was Castel Gandolfo both times.
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Thats the thing - it looked white. She should have gone for a dark navy or a dark purple - not grey.
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Thats the thing - it looked white. She should have gone for a dark navy or a dark purple - not grey.
Are we sure it was Castel Gandolfo both times, they were officially received at the Vatican in 1999
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Thats the thing - it looked white. She should have gone for a dark navy or a dark purple - not grey.
Yes, it looked almost bridal
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I don't think it was Castel Gandolfo when she wore white. I'm sure it was the Vatican but I could be wrong.
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I don't think it was Castel Gandolfo when she wore white. I'm sure it was the Vatican but I could be wrong.
Yes I thought it was the Vatican too, I can't remember exactly where but I do remember reading about the protocol issue as a mistake.
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I think they were received at the Vatican in November 1999
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The King and Queen at the Pope's Summer Residence, Castel Gandolfo
September 18, 1999 http://www.geocities.com/jordanroyal.../pope/pope.htm

King Abdullah and Queen Rania meet the Pope at his summer residence. Corbis
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The King and Queen at the Pope's Summer Residence, Castel Gandolfo

September 18, 1999 http://www.geocities.com/jordanroyal.../pope/pope.htm

King Abdullah and Queen Rania meet the Pope at his summer residence. Corbis
Why then was Rania wearing black to visit Pope Benedict at Castel Gandolfo last year?
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