Nun dies in court while fighting convent sale to Katy Perry

Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, 89, was locked in legal battle over sale of Los Angeles site to pop star

Reuters: Katy Perry was asked by Sister Catherine Rose Holzman to ‘please stop’ trying to buy a Catholic convent.
Katy Perry was asked by Sister Catherine Rose Holzman to ‘please stop’ trying to buy the Catholic convent. Photograph: Danny Moloshok/Reuters
An 89-year-old Catholic nun who has battled pop star Katy Perry for years over the sale of a Los Angeles convent has collapsed and died while attending court proceedings about the case, according to media reports and supporters.

Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, one of two ageing nuns who were fighting the sale of the eight-acre (three-hectare) convent, died on Friday in Los Angeles county court, Fox affiliate KTTV reported.

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