Newswire: Nuns refuse to sell their convent to Katy Perry for some reason

Here’s a head-scratcher from California: For some reason, a handful of nuns are refusing to sell their convent, which has been unused for several years, to beloved pop singer Katy Perry. The whole thing has been going on for a few months, and though there are a couple of different reports with varied details, the gist of the conflict is that some of the nuns who are members of Los Angeles’ Sisters Of The Most Holy And Immaculate Heart Of The Blessed Virgin Mary want to sell their convent to a restauranteur who would turn it into a hip hotel and keep it open to the public, and the others—plus the Catholic archdiocese that is technically in charge—want to sell it to Katy Perry.

The boring take on this story, which unsurprisingly comes from The New York Times, is that Katy Perry’s offer would involve more …

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