Sister Marjorie Rudemiller, president of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Regional Community of Cincinnati which includes Toledo read a written statement at a Mercy Hospital press conference this afternoon.
Without mentioning Robinson by name, Sister Rudemiller who did not personally know Sister Margaret Ann Pahl thanked the police, the prosecutor s office, the witnesses, and the jury, whose decision she said she respected.
We have prayed for truth to prevail and for a fair and just trial. The jury has spoken, and we respect their decision, she said. God s grace enables us to forgive the person who caused her death.
Sister Rudemiller declined to answer direct questions about the case.
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