...but I was wasting some time reading Whispers in the Loggia about two dioceses in the U.S. are building new cathedrals: Houston and Oakland.
Oakland's project is just beginning and is dedicated to Christ the Light. You can find a virtual tour here.
Estimated cost: 131 million
Estimated capacity: 1500
The Archdiocese of Houston/Galveston has completed their new co-Cathedral for Houston. It will be dedicated to the Sacred Heart and consecrated on April 2nd, 2008.
Estimated cost: 40 million initial
Rocco lists 61 million
Estimated seating: 1800 + 200 movable chairs
Full website for Cathedral of Christ the Light.
Full website for Sacred Heart co-Cathedral homepage.
Do you have a preference?