Religion: Smoking in Church?

The realistic detail in a stained glass English church window may stir up almost as brisk a blaze of controversy as the destroyer detail of the window recently ordered removed from the Chapel of Our Lady of Victory at the Norfolk Naval Operating Base (TIME, April 10). The new window will be unveiled this week in St. Andrew's Church, Cransley, Northamptonshire. A cigar may touch off the fireworks. The window shows the signing of the Atlantic Charter (1941). Below the guns of the battleship Prince of Wales sit President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill, who is, as usual, smoking a cigar.

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