Nun at centre of Katy Perry legal battle dies in court

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Sister Catherine Rose Holzman was one of two nuns involved in a dispute over the sale of an eight-acre property that Perry had offered $US14.5 million ($18.4 million) to purchase.

Sister Catherine Rose Holzman of the Archidiocese of Los Angeles has died.

"To Katy Perry, please stop", she said. "It's not doing anyone any good except hurting a lot of people", she told KTTV cameras.

Holzman and Sister Rita Callanan were among five members of the California Institute of the Sisters of the Most Holy and Immaculate Heart of the Virgin Mary and were the only members who opposed the sale of their former home to Perry.

At the time, the Associated Press reported that Perry reportedly offered $14.5 million for the house, and that the singer's bid was approved by the Los Angeles' archbishop, but was still waiting on approval from the Vatican.

They defended Hollister, who wanted to turn the 20,000 square-foot property into a boutique hotel with the nun's blessing, but has now been forced to declare bankruptcy.

Perry was interested in buying the property, but the nuns did not want to sell it to her, Newsweek reported.

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He wrote that Holzman served the church "with dedication and love for many years".

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The Sisters of the Immaculate Heart lived at the Los Feliz property from 1973 to 2011. "Please archbishop. Do what is right in your heart", Callahan pleaded.

Over the last few years, Perry, Sister Catherine Rose and Sister Rita Callanan have been embroiled in a legal battle in regards to the sale, with Perry being awarded $1.57m in 2017 after it was found a local businesswoman had interfered with the sale.

Sister Catherine previously spoke out against selling the property to the "Roar" hitmaker, insisting that Katy was the wrong person to maintain the convent's legacy.

"We asked her to save us, to buy the property".

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.

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