Yes, everything modern is wrong and it would be so much better if we reverted to being medieval Catholics- now get on with it and solve the murder, please?
Hardest to take is the anti-semitism. One expects the odd unthinking flicker of prejudice from writers of this vintage and one steels oneself in advance- but with Chesterton it's persistent. He's always dragging Jews into his stories for no better reason than to make snide remarks about them.
It's unusual for me to fall out of love with a favourite author, but I think I just did.