California diocese may purchase Crystal Cathedral
July 07, 2011
The Diocese of Orange has announced that it may make a bid to purchase Crystal Cathedral, the 3,000-seat Protestant church built by televangelist Robert Schuller.
A diocesan spokesman told the Orange County Register that the diocese would abandon its plans to construct a new cathedral if the purchase were completed.
- Diocese of Orange may make bid for Crystal Cathedral (Los Angeles Times)
- Catholic Church interested in Crystal Cathedral (Orange County Register)
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Posted by: kmbold -
Jul. 07, 2011 7:46 PM ET USA
Don't know if we want God to be able to look though all that glass and see what is going on in Catholic churches...:)
Posted by: TheJournalist64 -
Jul. 07, 2011 7:30 PM ET USA
Bad idea. That monstrosity is just plain ugly.
Posted by: Gil125 -
Jul. 07, 2011 6:58 PM ET USA
Actually, it would be appropriate. Their TV theme hymn, the great old Protestant one, How Great Thou Art, having firmly entered the Catholic repertoire.
Posted by: Defender -
Jul. 07, 2011 1:17 PM ET USA
Either way, Catholic churches haven't looked like Catholic churches in so long....