Letter from Holland

Iraq & war through European eyes

I live in a Dutch city where there aren’t many other Americans, and I am often asked to account for the actions of my native country. At the same time, I am in a position to observe world events through a European lens. In that regard, some things are clear. There is widespread doubt in Europe about the necessity of a war with Iraq, at least under the present circumstances. The challenge is to recognize and sort through the complex...

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About the Author

Timothy P. Schilling, studied theology at the Catholic University of Leuven and earned a doctorate in practical theology at the Catholic Theological University of Utrecht. Since 2003 he has served on the staff of the Center for Parish Spirituality, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.