A bankruptcy judge on Monday delayed a decision as to who would be the buyer of the Crystal Cathedral after Chapman University offered $1-a-month rent for the property’s core buildings.
Judge Robert Kwan is giving the Crystal Cathedral board two days to consider the proposal, made Monday afternoon as an addition to the existing $51.5-million Chapman bid, and a $57.5-million offer by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange.
“This is what the university can do to try to meet the needs of the university and the congregation,” said Jeffrey Broker, the attorney for Chapman.
The new Chapman offer was announced to standing applause and cheers. But not all congregants were excited.
Bruce Fox, of Westminster, said the offer would be great, if he still trusted the church.
“They have made some really bad decisions,” he said.
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SOURCE: Los Angeles Times
Nicole Santa Cruz