Katy Perry Property Spat ‘Ginned Up’ by Lawyers, Jury Told

An LA restaurateur testified Tuesday that she didn’t think she needed the blessing of the Roman Catholic Church when she filed a deed for a former convent near Hollywood, a property at the center of a legal battle between her, the Archbishop of Los Angeles and pop star Katy Perry.

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Vatican Court Rejects Motions to Dismiss in Hospital Case

A Vatican tribunal rejected attempts by two former executives of the pope’s children’s hospital to dismiss an embezzlement case, asserting Tuesday it could prosecute them on charges they diverted nearly a half-million euros in hospital donations to renovate a top cardinal’s penthouse.

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