Convent sale controversy ends in favour of LA archdiocese, Katy Perry

Posted December 7, 2017 12:13 pm by Editor

Convent sale controversy ends in favour of LA archdiocese, Katy Perry

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – This week, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and singer Katy Perry were awarded a joint $10 million sum for punitive damages over a church-owned hilltop property which was illegally sold to a developer in 2015 after the archdiocese had accepted an initial offer from Perry. The property, a former convent belonging to the Immaculate Heart of Mary sisters, is a church-owned estate under the care of Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles. The archdiocese also has a current lease on one of the buildings on the property, which is used as a priests’ house of prayer. This lease has

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