During pre-colonial times, a form of animism was widely practiced in the Philippines. When the Spanish first colonized the country, they spread many things. The culture changed immensely. One of the many things the Spanish spread was religion. It didn’t take long for Christianity to take over the country. Nowadays, the country is marked by a wide range of spiritual beliefs ranging from Catholicism, Protestants, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, animists, and Atheists. The majority of people in the country practice Catholicism and Christianity, although.
Cockfighting is popular in the Philippines. There, it is known as sabong. This is a blood sport between two roosters (cocks), held in a ring called a cockpit.