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Italian journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi embrace after leaving the final session of the so-called Vatileaks trial (Photo: CNS)

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

Vaitleaks defendants at the beginning of the trial in November: from left, Gianluigi Nuzzi, Emiliano Fittipaldi, Francesca Chaouqui and Monsignor Angelo Lucio Vallejo Balda (PA)

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

Francesca Chaouqui, right, and her lawyer Laura Sgro' arrive at the Vatican for her trial (AP)

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

Francesca Chaouqui arrives at the Vatican for her trial (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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

The journalist Emiliano Fittipaldi, a defendant in the trial, arrives at the Vatican yesterday (PA)

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

Vaitleaks defendants at the beginning of the trial in November: from left, Gianluigi Nuzzi, Emiliano Fittipaldi, Francesca Chaouqui and Monsignor Angelo Lucio Vallejo Balda (PA)

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

Archbishop Angelo Becciu, left (Photo: CNS)

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

Francis has created three independent advisory bodies since his election (CNS)

New body will seek ‘a more careful organisation’ of Vatican economic activities