Those who worship in glass houses shouldn’t throw around 50 million dollars (that they don’t have)

An Orange County bankruptcy judge ruled Thursday that the Crystal Cathedral, a monument to modernism in faith and architecture, will be sold for $57.5 million to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, which plans to consecrate it as a Catholic cathedral.

Among the questions is what will happen to the Crystal Cathedral ministry now led by Schuller’s daughter, Sheila Schuller Coleman. The church has been in a downward slide for years, culminating in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in October 2010, when it cited more than $50 million in debt.

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Editor’s note: Time to buy stock in Windex. Let’s hope all that glass is covered by earthquake insurance. And of course, no high pitched singing should be allowed!