Today people tend to accept divorce as socially acceptable. The latest statistics reveal that 38 percent of all first marriages end in divorce, and the church is not immune from such statistics. Divorce is Los Angeles County has hit the 50 percent mark. Affluent Marin County in California leads the nation with a whopping 70 percent of all marriages ending in divorce. Statistics also tell us that a second marriage is almost twice as likely to fail as the first marriage.
A Catholic archbishop visited a mini district one day to confirm a class about to join the church. During the service the archbishop asked a nervous little girl what matrimony was. “Oh,” she said, “it is a state of terrible torment that those who enter are compelled to undergo for a time in order to fit them for a better world.”
The animals in the Philippines came from the heartland of Southeast Asia, originally migrating by way of the prehistoric land bridges which formerly joined the archipelago to the Asian continent. In the country are found more than 60 species of bats, 3 species of deer, 5 species of monkeys, and various species of horses, carabaos (buffalo), dogs, cats, pigs, squirrels, and goats.
The country is near the equator and this gives it a tropical climate characterized by relatively high temperature, high humidity, and abundant rainfalls. The Philippine Climate is one of the most healthful in the world, similar in some ways to the climate of the countries in Central America.
There are three large mountain ranges in Luzon–the Caraballo del Sur, the Sierra Madre, and the Caraballo de Baler. The Caraballo del Sur extends from north to south and consists of the Central Cordillera and the Northern Cordillera. Its highest peak is at the intersection of the boundaries of Abra, Ilocos Norte, and Cagayan.
The Philippines is a rugged land traversed by many mountain ranges, extensive but narrow coastal plains, navigable rivers, fertile valleys and deltas and beautiful lakes and waterfalls.
Most of the islands in the Philippine archipelago are characterized by irregular seacoasts, fertile plains and wooded uplands in the interiors.
The Philippines is an archipelago of about 7,100 islands located just southeast of the Asian continent. Its total land area is 300,242.943 square kilometers (115,830 square miles). Compared with other small countries in the world, the Philippines is larger than Great Britain, Yugoslavia, or Ecuador but a smaller than Spain or Poland; twice larger than Cuba or Greece and about as large as Italy
Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” C. Aquino III is the son of the National Hero (Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr.) and the late President of the Philippines (Corazon “Cory” Aquino). Both his parents died for the service of the country. Now, it is his time to show the country that true service for the people flows in his blood.
Philippine Election 2010 is coming so fast that Filipinos are so excited to choose who will be the next one to seat on the precious throne in Malacañang. However, aside from the people, the candidates themselves tend to show how excited they are to know who the best man for this coming election is. While other candidates use the customary campaign by visiting places which they think they will need to address to get votes, others use the power of the Internet to promote their candidacy.