The last few years there has been a rash of reality shows in which the old and/or ugly something is renovated, fixed-up, or slimmed down for the great reveal.
The have done this ugly people, obese people, houses, and even restaurants. We may need to add a Cathedral to the list.
The Crystal Cathedral is a large protestant Church in Garden Grove, CA built by Robert Schuller to house his once thriving ministry. Lately however, the ministry has fallen on hard times and declared bankruptcy last year.
Enter the Roman Catholic diocese of Orange California. In what I am sure they perceive as a very pragmatic move, since they are in need of a Cathedral, has offered $50 million dollars for the building. There is only one problem… This…