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Yemeni security forces gather outside the Missionaries of Charity home in Aden (AP)

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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

A militia member stands guard in the Iraqi Christian village of Bakufa, 18 miles north of Mosul (AP)

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Archbishop Angelo Becciu, left (Photo: CNS)

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Retired Pope Benedict XVI is assisted by Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household, as he walks through the Holy Door of St Peter's Basilica (Photo: CNS)

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Vatican State Secretary Cardinal Pietro Parolin (AP Photo/Stefano Rellandini, Pool)

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Archbishop Tobin leaves the office of Indiana Governor Mike Pence (AP)

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Mgr Angelo Lucio Vallejo Balda, right, pictured alongside journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi and public relations expert Francesca Chaouqui at the Vatican trial (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

Reporter Emiliano Fittipaldi and his lawyer raised an objection at the start of today’s hearing

Journalists Emiliano Fittipaldi, left, and Gianluigi Nuzzi will attend the Vatican court for the trial (AP)

The trial of five people charged with offences related to the leaking of documents gets underway at the Vatican today