Voices

Nash Tysmans is a writer living in Quezon City, the Philippines.

Mourners grieve by the casket of Father Richmond Nilo on June 11 n Zaragoza, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Photo by Ezra Acayan.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Nash TysmansJune 19, 2018
Church and political leaders alike expressed alarm over a growing culture of impunity. President Rodrigo Duterte’s frequent tirades against the Catholic Church in the Philippines are believed to have emboldened killers in the recent attacks against priests.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Nash TysmansJanuary 26, 2017
President Duterte lashed out against the church again, likely in response to the growing criticism mounted by church leaders against the administration’s drug war.