Nun involved in lawsuit with Katy Perry over LA convent dies

Nun In Legal Battle With Katy Perry Over Property Dies In Court

Ms Holzman and Ms Cullanan, among five nuns who had lived at the convent, had sought to sell the property for $US15.5 million to restaurateur Dana Hollister, who wanted to convert the property into a hotel. But the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles stepped in, claiming that under the 1983 Roman Catholic Church's Code of Canon Law, all Church property belongs to the local diocese, rather than belonging to priests and nuns that live in work in churches and convents.

The singer's deal was scuppered by the move.

After the archdiocese filed the first legal volley against Hollister in June 2015, Perry became part of the litigation when the sisters intervened in the case and named her as a defendant.

Sister Holzman was in court for a post-judgment hearing Friday when she died.

On the day of her death, Sister Catherine gave a statement to KTTV as she entered the courthouse: "To Katy Perry, please stop".

They said the Archdiocese should not have become involved in the case.

The sisters did not have the right to sell the property, as they did not obtain the legal blessings of Archbishop Jose Gomez and the Vatican. In an interview hours before her death, the nun told Perry she is "hurting a lot of people". "We extend our prayers today to the Immaculate Heart of Mary community and to all her friends and loved ones".

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Tarapur Atomic Power Station , which is also located on the Boisar-Tarapur Road, is around 20 kilometres from the spot, he said. Palghar district collector Prashant Narnaware, meanwhile, said the owners of the unit will likely be booked for negligence.

Hollister had listed her net worth on a loan application at around $16 million in 2014. In contrast, Hollister paid $44,000 and agreed to a contingent promissory note to pay $9.9 million in three years.

Because the sisters are required to seek permission from the Vatican before selling properties worth over $7.5 million, Katy and the Catholic Church were awarded nearly $10 million in damages, and the battle rolled on.

In the lawsuit, the jury found that Hollister interfered with contractual relations and other misdeeds.

And they're also making a plea to Perry herself.

Sister Catherine Rose of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Even before the dispute over ownership, The Sisters were at loggerheads with the archdiocese. "I pray all the time - for self-control, for humility".

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