Sold: Catholic diocese buys Crystal Cathedral for $57.5 million

The bidding war is over, and the Diocese of Orange will soon have a new cathedral in one of the most famous worship spaces in America. Details: In the end, 2,000 years of tradition carried the day. An Orange County bankruptcy judge ruled Thursday that the Crystal Cathedral, a monument to modernism in faith and [Read More...]

Diocese still bidding for Crystal Cathedral

Evidently, the deal announced a couple weeks back isn’t a done deal. Details: The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange has once again increased its offer to buy the Crystal Cathedral — by $1.8 million to $55.4 million. Alan Martin, an attorney representing the diocese, made the announcement about the cash offer Wednesday in a bankruptcy court [Read More...]