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Old 04-27-2009, 05:18 AM
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Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, duchess of Cornwall, arrive at the Italian Parliament in Rome on April 27, 2009.
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More from the Italian parlement...

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And ready to meet the Pope:

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Old 04-27-2009, 09:48 AM
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An expected picture : the Royal couple with the Pope

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Thank you both for the pictures!

PRINCE Charles met the Pope today — and also found time to make a surprise joke about David Beckham to Italian politicians.

In a break with protocol the Prince was introduced to the Pontiff alongside wife Camilla — normally spouses are brought in afterwards.

Joker Prince meets the Pope | The Sun |News|Royals

Pope Benedict XVI and Britain's Prince Charles spent 15 minutes talking about the environment and other affairs during a meeting on Monday, the Vatican said.

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A comparision btw Diana and Camilla from the D..Mail is like turkey at Christmas: it's a tradition:

Camilla follows in Diana's footsteps 24 years on as she joins Charles for an audience with the Pope | Mail Online
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Did Camilla curtsey to His Holiness?
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Thank you so much for these photos. The expression on the faces together with Pope Benedikt seem to me so touching.
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Her Royal Highness's outfit is OK, its the right colour for a start, but her dress is a bit short and the veil isn't very nice!
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A comparision btw Diana and Camilla from the D..Mail is like turkey at Christmas: it's a tradition:

Camilla follows in Diana's footsteps 24 years on as she joins Charles for an audience with the Pope | Mail Online
+ Also traditionally the DM managed to get something wrong. According to the Sun's press photographer, Arthur Edwards, who was actually presented to the Pope as well (see article above) Camilla was not presented to the Pope separately but they were both presented together & after they had talked to the Pope for 15 minuttes the Prince then had an hour's discussion with the Pope's Secretary of State, whilst Camilla had a tour of the Vatican (which Diana certainly didn't get). The fact that the Sun newspaper of all papers got it factually correct and the DM didn't shows just what a rubbishy paper the DM now is!!!
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Nice outfit for Her Royal Highness, but her dress is a bit short!
I think the dress is lovely, especially the black rectangular brocading effect & the close up photo of Camilla as she arrived smiling & looking to her right is fantastic.
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Prince Charles warned that the world risked plunging into a "new Dark Age" unless urgent action was taken on climate change, during his first meeting with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican.

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Prince Charles's meeting today with Pope Benedict XVI is a curious snapshot of the progress that women have made in the last 500 years. .

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Royals visiting the Pope normally Curtsy, Diana did
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I don't get the need to unnecessarily compare Camilla to Diana--I suppose they are only looking to sell some papers--I detest sensationalism!!

On another note, Camilla looked lovely in that black dress with the lace veil and deco brooch. I also like how she was presented with her husband rather than after. It shows, at least to me, that she is highly regarded by the Prince as a helpmate and partner.
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Her Royal Highness's outfit is OK, its the right colour for a start, but her dress is a bit short and the veil isn't very nice!
The dress looks shorter in some views but actually it is below the knee. I think the material seems to wrinkle easily and get bunched up (the skirt). When smoothed out it looked nice. The veil was lacy and old fashioned--liked it.
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