(CNSNews) Gay “marriage,” which is now legal in 13 states, is based upon a lie about human sexuality that is diabolical and which is “aimed at destroying individuals, families, and eventually our nation,” said American Cardinal Raymond Burke, head of the highest court at the Vatican, and the former archbishop of St. Louis, Mo.

In a recent interview reprinted in The Wanderer, a national Catholic weekly, Cardinal Burke was asked, “[I]t is shocking how quickly things happened in Minnesota. A year ago it seemed almost certain that a November ballot referendum would constitutionally define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Despite a heroic effort by Archbishop John Nienstadt and many other Church leaders, it failed. Joust four months later a law was enacted making Minnesota the 12th state to legalize so-called same-sex marriage. How did we get to this point? Aside from prayer and fasting, what can the faithful do?”

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