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The Pope has broken yet another point of Vatican protocol by bowing when he met Queen Rania of Jordan. As head of state at the Vatican, not to mention the leader of the world's 1.2 billion catholics, protocol requires visitors to bow to him when they meet him at the Holy See. Francis' bow was just the latest in a series of signs the pope has no time for ceremony. Read more at http://www.telegraph.co.uk