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The War Cry is Britain's iconic Christian weekly. From arts and culture to health and sport, The War Cry is packed with features, comment, reviews, mouth-watering recipes, puzzles and much more...


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Editor Nigel Bovey has selected a few highlights from this week's The War Cry for you to read

Read Missed Saigon?
Read Getting The Right Balance
Read War Cry Comment On The Word 'Sorry'

Read It's Good To Be On The Safe Side
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This week (26 July issue)

The heat is on – not only in Saigon, but also in the Prince Edward Theatre in London, where a new production is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Miss Saigon. Meanwhile Professor Tom McLeish, physicist and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research at Durham University, talks to us about faith and science.

We Comment on the use of the word ‘sorry’ and take a look at the importance of having an attitude of gratitude.

Also this week in the print edition…
• Antoinette Tuff tells us how she saved 870 students from a lone gunman.
• Salvation Army backs call to reject assisted dying.
•A soldier in the First World War found that a bullet fired in his direction had lodged in his Bible.
•Archbishop of Canterbury confesses to the nation that he was ‘deeply embarassed’ when he first made a comittment to follow Jesus.
• Be inspired by the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games to get fit.

Plus more news, views, media, recipes, puzzles and cartoons, all in this issue of Britain’s most popular religious weekly – fighting for hearts and souls. 

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Editor: Major Nigel Bovey
Deputy Editor: Philip Halcrow