Lawsuit against Killer Priest Is Dismissed

Columbus Dispatch
January 14, 2010

TOLEDO -- A judge in northern Ohio has tossed out a lawsuit against a priest who was convicted of killing a nun.

The lawsuit was brought by a woman who says she was sexually abused by the priest from Toledo and was unrelated to the case that put him in prison.

In throwing out the lawsuit against the Rev. Gerald Robinson, the judge said this week that the claims are too old to be brought to court.

The woman who made the claims against Robinson said he and other man started abusing her in 1968.

Robinson has been in prison for nearly four years following his conviction in the killing of Sister Margaret Ann Pahl. Her body was found Easter weekend in 1980 inside a hospital chapel where both worked.


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