Today will be different. In light of the recent developments in which the Obama administration smugly counseled the US Bishops to follow the "enlightened"* advice of the recent editorial in America** magazine in the matter of government-enforced providing of artificial contraception, a post of the current state of the US Catholic Church, especially of its Jesuit Order , is needed.
This is a small exerpt of the article from America Magazine, which is run by the Jesuits, an order which has beome known for, in complete contrast to the directions of its founder, Igantius of Loyola, standing against the Church on a wide variety of issues. In this article, the conclusion is that the Church should do what the governement wants it to do,
Regarding the recent requirement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that health insurance must now cover contraception, this policy is a lamentable failure by the administration to take the religious and moral concerns of Catholic leadership as seriously as they should. " [Italics added]
"The Second Vatican Council’s “Declaration on Religious Freedom” stated that the way government should respond to matters on which there is moral or religious disagreement should be based on a presupposition in favor of freedom. Freedom “is to be respected as far as possible, and curtailed only when and in so far as necessary.” Father Murray added that this means freedom should be limited only so far as necessary to preserve society’s very existence."