Marriage in Grave Decline in Italy

I remember in the early 70s, when I studied in Rome, seeing so many church weddings. Not so today.

CNA: Italy is facing a swift and dramatic collapse of the institution of marriage, according to a prominent Italian demographer and statistician.

“We were in bad shape in 2009, and we are worse off – there’s no getting around it – five years later,” wrote Roberto Volpi in an article last month for the Vatican daily L’Osservatore Romano. More here.