‘We’re exhausted’: What it’s like planning a wedding in Italy during the pandemic

‘We’re exhausted’: What it’s like planning a wedding in Italy during the pandemic

One year on since Covid-19 surged through Italy and we’re facing the prospect of postponing our wedding day for another year. With no certainty over lockdown measures easing, what chance do we have to say "I do" in Italy in 2021?

Italy records fewer weddings and more divorces during pandemic

Italy records fewer weddings and more divorces during pandemic

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about divorce law in Italy

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about divorce law in Italy

The number of Italians marrying foreigners is on the rise in Italy

The number of Italians marrying foreigners is on the rise in Italy

No, marrying an Italian won’t save you from Brexit

No, marrying an Italian won’t save you from Brexit

Same-sex marriages performed abroad won’t be recognized in Italy

Same-sex marriages performed abroad won’t be recognized in Italy

Dogs can’t be ring bearers, Italian mayor tells engaged couple

Dogs can’t be ring bearers, Italian mayor tells engaged couple

How an economic miracle transformed love and marriage in post-war Italy

How an economic miracle transformed love and marriage in post-war Italy

Italy just revolutionized the way it calculates alimony

Italy just revolutionized the way it calculates alimony

Italian man granted divorce after claiming wife ‘possessed by devil’

Italian man granted divorce after claiming wife ‘possessed by devil’

Iconic Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida loses ‘fake marriage’ case against Spanish husband

Iconic Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida loses ‘fake marriage’ case against Spanish husband

This couple had to sell their wedding rings to pay for food – so a priest had new ones made

This couple had to sell their wedding rings to pay for food – so a priest had new ones made

Everything you need to know about planning a wedding in Italy

Everything you need to know about planning a wedding in Italy

A same-sex marriage ceremony in… Renaissance Rome?

A same-sex marriage ceremony in… Renaissance Rome?

Soon, married Italians might not have to promise to be faithful

Soon, married Italians might not have to promise to be faithful

Divorce up 57 percent in Italy thanks to quickie law

Divorce up 57 percent in Italy thanks to quickie law

This Italian couple had a magical underwater wedding

This Italian couple had a magical underwater wedding

Italian mayor refuses to officiate civil unions

Italian mayor refuses to officiate civil unions

Divorced couples must return valuable gifts: top Italian court

Divorced couples must return valuable gifts: top Italian court

Italians in civil unions face bureaucratic woes

Italians in civil unions face bureaucratic woes

It’s illegal to pretend to be single, says Italy’s top court

It’s illegal to pretend to be single, says Italy’s top court

Gay civil unions finally become a reality in Italy

Gay civil unions finally become a reality in Italy

Church weddings ‘likely to be extinct in Italy in 17 years’

Church weddings ‘likely to be extinct in Italy in 17 years’

Italy says ‘yes’ to gay civil unions in historic vote

Italy says ‘yes’ to gay civil unions in historic vote

Priest with three kids is against marriage for clergy

Priest with three kids is against marriage for clergy

Fury as Italian leaders stall on gay unions

Fury as Italian leaders stall on gay unions

Mass rally against gay civil unions in Rome

Mass rally against gay civil unions in Rome

Civil unions to kick off difficult year for Renzi

Civil unions to kick off difficult year for Renzi

Gay unions: Italy set to spurn church

Gay unions: Italy set to spurn church

‘Pay back jilted bride’: top court tells groom

‘Pay back jilted bride’: top court tells groom

Italy to approve civil union bill by year end

Italy to approve civil union bill by year end

Italy probes terrorism link to marriages

Italy probes terrorism link to marriages

Boom in divorce among Italy’s elderly

Boom in divorce among Italy’s elderly

Italy minister on hunger strike for gay civil unions

Italy minister on hunger strike for gay civil unions

Huge rally in Rome against gay unions

Huge rally in Rome against gay unions

Tide turning in Italy over gay marriage

Tide turning in Italy over gay marriage

First civil unions celebrated in Rome

First civil unions celebrated in Rome

Rome to celebrate gay ‘wedding day’

Rome to celebrate gay ‘wedding day’

Italian Senate approves ‘speedy divorce’

Italian Senate approves ‘speedy divorce’

Italy’s gay political leader hopes to get married

Italy’s gay political leader hopes to get married

Fewer Italians getting married than ever before

Fewer Italians getting married than ever before

Italy’s top court to rule on gay adoption

Italy’s top court to rule on gay adoption

Gay unions debate to reach Senate by January

Gay unions debate to reach Senate by January

Mayor defies law to register 16 gay marriages

Mayor defies law to register 16 gay marriages

‘Gay marriages must be scrapped’: Alfano

‘Gay marriages must be scrapped’: Alfano

Abortion remains a crime in San Marino

Abortion remains a crime in San Marino

Marriage scrapped due to ‘mummy’s boy’ husband

Marriage scrapped due to ‘mummy’s boy’ husband

Pope marries Italian couples who lived ‘in sin’

Pope marries Italian couples who lived ‘in sin’

Big Italian bank recognizes gay marriage

Big Italian bank recognizes gay marriage

Bologna to register foreign gay nuptials

Bologna to register foreign gay nuptials

Italy’s centre-right leader open to gay unions

Italy’s centre-right leader open to gay unions

Italians fall out of love with marriage

Italians fall out of love with marriage

First gay marriage to be registered in Naples

First gay marriage to be registered in Naples

Gay couple face court battle over marriage

Gay couple face court battle over marriage

Gay marriage recognized for first time in Italy

Gay marriage recognized for first time in Italy

Berlusconi divorce paves way for third marriage

Berlusconi divorce paves way for third marriage

Pope hosts lovers’ meet for Valentine’s Day

Pope hosts lovers’ meet for Valentine’s Day

VIDEO: Italian kids back gay love in new clip

VIDEO: Italian kids back gay love in new clip

Ex-wife loses alimony over ‘shopping addiction’

Ex-wife loses alimony over ‘shopping addiction’

Woman reports husband for denying her sex

Woman reports husband for denying her sex

More than half of Italian men live with their mums

More than half of Italian men live with their mums

Italian held in bungled ‘sham marriage’ raid

Italian held in bungled ‘sham marriage’ raid

Transsexual asks Church to approve marriage

Transsexual asks Church to approve marriage

Italy to rule on forced divorce after sex change

Italy to rule on forced divorce after sex change

Berlusconi lawmaker proposes gay ‘union’ law

Berlusconi lawmaker proposes gay ‘union’ law

What planning a wedding in Italy is really like
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