Christ Cathedral is the new name for the former Crystal Cathedral, the Orange County landmark that is under new ownership, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange County announced Saturday. The iconic megachurch's sale for $57.7 million to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange was approved by a bankruptcy judge in November 2011. Landmark Crystal Cathedral gets a new name -- Christ Cathedral - U.S. News It's hilarious to me that two of the most gay hating churches in America would end up owning a Cathedral designed by a gay man. Apparently, they wanted the best. I'm guessing he was more talented than....well, you know. The comments are the best part of the article. Three of the best follow. But there are many worth reading. What a diverse and insightful group of people from both sides of the divide. I wonder if the joint has private luxury suites for money changers Does this look like a place Jesus would feel comfortable visiting? Church, where republicans go to worship a long haired, peace loving, socialist hippy who condemned the rich.