News on the death of another priest Fr Richmond V. Nilo, the Parish Priest of St. Vincent Ferrer Parish in Zaragoza, Nueva Ecija enraged us. He was reportedly shot by two unidentified gunmen through the church’s window while preparing for the Sunday mass. Fr. Nilo is the third priest who died under this administration in just a span of 6 months. First was Fr. Marcelito Paez in December 2017, Fr. Mark Ventura in April 2018 and this June 2018, Fr. Richmond Nilo.
MANILA, Philippines — A social development and advocacy network supported by German Catholics on Monday expressed outrage over the spate of killings under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, saying the chief executive’s pronouncements disregarding the rule of law and attacks against the Church feed the culture of violence in the country.