ITALY: Rules for Newlyweds

Hot off Fascist presses last week rolled a new pamphlet form of marriage certificate, now being issued to Italian newlyweds. After the names of bride and groom appear twelve blank spaces for the names of their twelve children—a modest estimate, since Il Duce recently gave prizes to 92 "Champion Mothers" with an average of 14 living children apiece (TIME, Jan. 8). Thumbing on through her marriage cer tificate, the Italian bride comes upon these legal reminders: "Matrimony imposes on married couples the reciprocal obligations of cohabitation, faithfulness and assistance (Article 130 of...

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