"The 26-year-old groom, who took part in a civil marriage ceremony Saturday in Viterbo, has been paraplegic since he was involved in a car accident," says a story captured by the Religion News blog.
Salvatore de Ciuco, spokesman for Bishop Lorenzo Chiarinelli of Viterbo incentral Italy, told SkyTG24 television [. . .]: "No bishop, no priest can celebrate a wedding when he knows of admitted impotence as it is a motive for annulment" of the marriage.
The civil ceremony was attended by the curate of the parish that was banned from marrying the couple.