Why do young people like conservative Catholic communities?

Why do young people like conservative Catholic communities? Members of the Youth Classical Schola of St Louis Catholic Church in Alexandria, Virginia., sing a canticle before the start of a pontifical solemn high Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, April 2010. Photo: CNS
Conservative Catholic communities offer tight-knit Catholic networks, writes Ruadhán Jones Raymond Friel, an English Catholic academic, caused a bit of a stir on Twitter recently when he questioned why young priests are drawn to what looks like a Church imagined from the 1950s “soutanes in the high street, etc.” It’s an interesting question, one which…
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