"Over the years, Cardinal Ratzinger argued that liturgical changes after Vatican II were a disaster, and that slackening beliefs among the faithful were largely a result of the suppression of the traditional Latin Mass and related devotional practices. "
Loyal reader (I think there are six of you out there) William Knorr drew my attention to this article in the Washington Times. His perfectly pithy comment to me: "Here, here." says it all, I think.
Given Benedict XVI's opinion of the post Vatican II liturgical changes, even my dad might be able to embrace this pope!