Posts Categorized: Cuba

Writing in the margins

Cuba: Reality, Hope and the Gospel By Antonio (Tony) Aja This time we had running water everyday for the morning shower. When I first visited Cuba back in 2004 for the first time since I left in 1967, I wrote an article for the denomination where I used the unpredictability of having water in the… Read more »

Writing in the Margins

Thinking with a not-so-colonized mind   Why I (still) love Pope FrancisHow a humble priest from the slums of Buenos Aires has changed the face of Catholicism (and Christianity) for me, despite him not being everything I want by Antonio “Tony” Aja I am a Presbyterian pastor. I try to follow the tenets of the… Read more »

‘Clamors for healing’

Reflections in light of the renewal of relations between the United States and Cuba   ‘Clamors for healing’ by Antonio (Tony) Aja Note: A version of this article originally appeared on In May, Pope Francis met privately with Cuban President Raul Castro during the revolutionary’s visit to the Vatican. Announcement of their impending visit… Read more »