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Singer Katy Perry wants to buy L.A. convent, in fight with nuns, archbishop

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Bet no one ever expected to read these words: Katy Perry wants to live in a hilltop Catholic convent in Los Angeles.

But wait, there's more: She wants to buy a convent that two elderly nuns have already sold to someone else, and they don't want to sell to the likes of sexpot singer Katy Perry (even if she was raised a good Christian girl).

But now the nuns are in trouble with their local archbishop, who says they don't own the convent and had no right to sell it. And he wants to sell to Perry.

USCCB urges White House to abide by ruling against family detention

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The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration urged the Obama administration to comply with a July 24 Federal Court ruling ordering the release of families fleeing violence in Central America.

 

Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, auxiliary of Seattle and head of the committee, welcomed the ruling and made the plea to the Obama administration. “Appealing the decision would only prolong a flawed and unjust policy of treating this vulnerable population as criminals.”

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