Katy Perry wins court battle with nuns

Judge clears way for former convent to go to the singer; meanwhile, Perry takes selfie with Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards

A Los Angeles judge has once again paved the way for Katy Perry to buy her dream home — a nun’s convent. Judge Stephanie Bowick ruled Wednesday that the California Institute of the Sisters, controlled by the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles, has clear title to the property and so is free to complete the sale to Perry, who had been competing with local restaurateur Dana … [Read more...]

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LA nuns lose in court

Pop star Katy Perry one step closer to buying Los Feliz convent

The following comes from an April 13 LA Times article by Marisa Gerber: In a victory for Katy Perry, a Los Angeles judge announced Wednesday that she intends to block an effort by nuns to sell a Los Feliz convent to a competing buyer. The decision marks another major twist in the fierce real estate fight among a pair of nuns, Perry, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and a … [Read more...]

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Convent sale ruled invalid

Archdiocesan property may go pop star Katy Perry

The following comes from a July 31 Angelus article by Maria Luisa Torres: Los Angeles County Superior Court James Chalfant ruled July 30 that the contested sale of the former convent of the Immaculate Heart of Mary sisters to restaurateur and urban developer Dana Hollister is invalid. The judge also confirmed that the eight-acre, villa-style hilltop property located in … [Read more...]

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The Hollywood nuns and Katy Perry

Sisters fight plan to sell convent to superstar

The following comes from a June 29 Los Angeles Times article by Steve Lopez: Here's a line I never thought I'd have the pleasure of writing: Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez is sparring with elderly Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary over the pending sale of the nuns' former convent in Los Feliz to international superstar singer Katy Perry. At the center of the … [Read more...]

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