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Historic shift in Italy as civil ceremonies surpass Church weddings for first time

November 27, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “Last year, 50.1% of weddings were conducted in town halls, registry offices or other civil locations, while 49.9% took place in churches,” according to the report. “Back in 1970, civil ceremonies made up just 2.3% of all marriages in Italy.”

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