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Those who formulate law therefore have an obligation in conscience to work toward correcting morally defective laws, lest they be guilty of cooperating in evil and in sinning against the common good," the statement warns.
Surely the idea of marriage is the creation of children and those that have children outside marriage are sinning against God's law just as surely as a divorce.
But we do well to remember that his principal point--divine retribution because of man's sinning against God and his commandments--is a major truth of the Judaeo- Christian tradition.