University of Kentucky https://mcl.as.uky.edu/benefits-latin
Protestant view https://davenantinstitute.org/benefits-learning-latin/
Catholic view https://lourdesclassical.org/why-latin/
In the third entry, we hear from Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957) on the importance of Latin. She was a poet and the author of detective fiction from England, as well as a student of classical and modern languages who refused to call herself a feminist, instead believing in practicing women’s rights more than in preaching them.
Shortly after her death in 1957, Latin instruction in schools was scaled back everywhere, as demonstrated by my high school. My cousin was required to take four years of Latin and graduated in 1957. I graduated in 1970 and was required to take two years. Not long after that, the Latin imperative was dropped altogether in favor of modern languages.