South Africa: Women’s Month

On August 9th 1956, over 20,000 women marched on the government centre (Union Buildings) in Pretoria, South Africa, to protest the apartheid “pass laws”. Now, that day (August 9th) is a public holiday, and the whole of August is designated women’s month. This year the Redemptorist community in our parish of St Mary’s, Retreat, Cape Town, … Continue reading South Africa: Women’s Month