All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘nuns’

Katy Perry Buying Convent Next to Manson “Helter Skelter” House

Katy Perry has made an offer to buy a convent in Los Angeles. The property sits on eight acres of hillside estate with an Italianate manor and outbuildings. A home that adjoins the property Katy Perry wants to buy was made infamous due to being the site of the murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca by the Manson Family in …

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Nuns Sue Nearby Strip Club In Chicago

A convent of nuns called the Sisters of St. Charles is suing Club Allure Chicago and the village of Stone Park in Chicago. According to the nuns, the strip club is located near their church and plays loud music that interrupts their prayer sessions and daily activities. The sisters have seen “public violence, drunkenness and litter, including empty whiskey and …

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Vatican Continues To Crack Down On Nuns

The Vatican is officially cracking down on the largest umbrella group for U.S. nuns and Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, the Vatican orthodoxy watchdog, started by reprimanding officers of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious for planning to honor a theologian who had been criticized by U.S. bishops. The Vatican has stated that since the group only hold status if the Vatican …

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Syrian Nuns Freed By Kidnappers After Three Months

Syrian insurgents have finally released the 13 nuns and three attendants who were kidnapped from a Greek Orthodox monastery in November. The release of the Syrian nuns was part of a hostage swap. In return for the nuns’ release, rebel fighters also released a group of women and some children. The Syrian government appeared to confirm rumors that the government …

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Nun Convicted For Nuclear Weapons Protest

Catholics are no strangers to protests, and even nuns and priests have been arrested on occasion during protests. This week, an 83-year-old nun was convicted for her participation in a break-in protest at a nuclear facility last July. According to a BBC News report, Sister Megan Rice and two other protesters, Michael Walli and Greg Boertje-Obed, were convicted this week …

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