Francesca Chaouqui

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Francesca Chaouqui describes In the Name of Peter as ‘a testament of truth’

Mgr Lucio Vallejo Balda was convicted of leaking documents to Italian journalists

But Vatican judges acquitted an aide and said they did not have jurisdiction to try Italian journalists

The prosecutors have requested Francesca Chaouqui serve three years and nine months in prison

PR expert Francesca Chaouqui has given birth to a boy named Pietro as the trial into alleged leak of Vatican documents continues

Francesca Chaouqui also says she did not have a relationship with Mgr Vallejo Balda

Mgr Lucio Vallejo Balda testified that a member of the Pope’s commission said she would ‘destroy’ him

Msgr Lucio Vallejo Balda said he was put under pressure by a fellow-member of the Pope’s financial reform commission

The Vatican is ‘not a den of thieves’, says Archbishop Angelo Becciu