Pope praises Queen Elizabeths vision of monarch

first_img The difference between men and women when it comes to pain He also said she has played an important role in improving ecumenical and interreligious relations. Elizabeth is the head of the Church of England.The four-day celebration marking Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee ended Tuesday.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Benedict XVI has praised Queen Elizabeth II’s “noble vision of the role of a Christian monarch” in a note congratulating her on her diamond jubilee.In a message released Wednesday by the Vatican, Benedict said the British monarch has over the past 60 years been an “inspiring example of dedication to duty and a commitment to maintaining the principles of freedom, justice and democracy.” More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center 5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Top Stories Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family ErrorOK ErrorOKlast_img read more