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Robert Schuller, Founder Of California's Crystal Cathedral Megachurch, Dies At 88

AP | AMY TAXIN and GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 06.02.2015 | Religion

ARTESIA, Calif. (AP) — The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, a California televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and redemption to ...

Donors Heartbroken By Plan To Remove Memorial Stones

AP | Posted 10.23.2013 | Religion

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — A plan to remove memorial stones from the landmark Crystal Cathedral in Southern California is drawing opposition from do...

How I Broke Free From Religion And Embraced My Sexuality

Angie Schuller Wyatt | Posted 05.16.2013 | Religion
Angie Schuller Wyatt

I have felt marginalized by religion in my life. As a child, my family passed the pulpit from father to son. As an adult, I struggled to climb ministry's version of a corporate ladder. But despite feeling excluded, I found my way.

Judge Rejects Much Of Schuller's Bankruptcy Bid

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 11.29.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Crystal Cathedral founder Robert H. Schuller failed to get most of the $5 million he requested in a bankruptcy case against the Southern Califor...

Televangelist Testifies In California Bankruptcy Case

AP | Posted 01.08.2013 | Religion

LOS ANGELES — The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, who was among the best-known faces of America's televangelist heyday, has asserted in a federal bankr...

Crystal Cathedral To Become Catholic Church

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 08.27.2012 | Religion

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — Retired schoolteacher Dolores Rommel has followed the Rev. Robert H. Schuller almost her entire adult life: She was bapti...

Sibling Rivalry Fueled Crystal Cathedral Downfall

Posted 03.22.2012 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) As the Crystal Cathedral tries to find its footing without any members of founder Robert H. Schulle...

Crystal Cathedral Downfall Offers Cautionary Tale For Family Ministries

Posted 03.15.2012 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Last Sunday (March 11), Pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman appeared for apparently the last time before...

Founder Of 'Hour Of Power' Leaves Crystal Cathedral Board

AP | Posted 03.11.2012 | Religion

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. -- Dr. Robert Schuller and his wife Arvella announced "with great sadness" Saturday that they resigned from the board of director...

What Would You Rename This Church?

Posted 02.08.2012 | Religion

Just days after finalizing the purchase of California-based megachurch Crystal Cathedral, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange has decided not only to...

Buying The Crystal Cathedral: Great Deal Or Big Gamble?

Posted 12.14.2011 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) Even by the depressed metrics of Southern California's real estate market, the Roman Catholic Diocese ...

SOLD For $57.5 Million

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 01.18.2012 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — The sale of the Crystal Cathedral to the Catholic church could mark an end to the storied televangelist ministry broadcast a...

Catholic Diocese Ups Offer For Crystal Cathedral

AP | By AMY TAXIN | Posted 01.14.2012 | Religion

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- A federal bankruptcy court hearing aimed at settling the future of the financially ailing Crystal Cathedral turned into a bidding...

Church Asks For Meal Donations For Its Founders; Limo Will Make Delivery

Posted 01.04.2012 | Religion

California-based megachurch Crystal Cathedral has made what churchgoers find to be a strange request: Drop off meals for its founder Robert Schuller's...

Crystal Cathedral Endorses Offer To End Bankruptcy Crisis

Posted 12.30.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Crystal Cathedral officials have endorsed an offer from a nearby California university to purchase ...

Creditors Threaten Crystal Cathedral With Lawsuit

AP | Posted 10.10.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Creditors say they'll sue unless owners of the Crystal Cathedral megachurch agree to sell the Southern California landmark. The ...

Colossal Cathedrals: Building For God Or Ourselves?

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 09.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

"The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth," Acts 17:24 reminds us, "and does not live in temples built by hands."

Catholic Church Bids For Crystal Cathedral

Seal Beach, CA Patch | Patch Staff Email the Author | Posted 09.22.2011 | Religion

Hoping to convert the Crystal Cathedral to Catholicism, the Diocese of Orange has offered $50 million for the bankrupt glass church. The all-cash b...

Catholics Look Into Buying Crystal Cathedral

Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The Crystal Cathedral, which has put its iconic campus up for sale to end a bankruptcy crisis, has ...

Schuller Loses Vote At Crystal Cathedral

Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Crystal Cathedral founder Robert H. Schuller has been removed from a voting position on the board o...

Jaweed Kaleem

Crystal Cathedral, California's Famous Multimillion-Dollar Megachurch, Is Up For Sale | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.27.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK -- Crystal Cathedral, one of the nation’s first modern megachurches and one that had come to define the movement’s opulent strain with it...

Why Throw Stones At The Crystal Cathedral?

Tony Campolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tony Campolo

As the news of the financial woes of the Crystal Cathedral is heralded across the country and around the world, a host of critical voices have been raised. This criticism must be addressed.

Crystal Cathedral Founder Says He Doesn't Approve Of Church's Anti-Gay Covenant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service Crystal Cathedral founder Robert H. Schuller said Wednesday (March 16) he never would have approved a recent...

The Myth of Progress

The Myth of Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion


Crystal Cathedral Megachurch Files For Bankruptcy

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — Crystal Cathedral, the megachurch birthplace of the televangelist show "Hour of Power," filed for bankruptcy Monday in So...