From an outsider...

During the recent Apostolic Visit to the USA, the Washington Post published this interesting and perceptive article: Between Medieval And Folk, Two Mass Audiences. A sample:
Imagine a bizarro world where all the 25-year-olds want Mozart and all the 60-year-olds want adult-contemporary. The kids think the adults are too wild. The backlash against "Kumbaya Catholicism" has anyone under 40 allegedly clamoring for the Tridentine Mass in Latin, while the old folks are most sentimental about Casual Sunday (even more rockin', the Saturday vigil Mass), and still cling to what's evolved from the lite-rock guitar liturgies of the 1970s.
It is significant that this should come from a secular source with no particular axe to grind in favour of traditional liturgy.

H/T Valle Adurni

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