Christians celebrate Easter across Chicago area

Archbishop Blase Cupich celebrated Easter Mass at Saint Ailbe Parish on the South Side.

Christians around the Chicago area celebrated Easter on Sunday.

Archbishop Blase Cupich celebrated Easter Mass at Saint Ailbe Parish on the South Side. That's two years in a row now that the archbishop has broken tradition by presiding over mass at a parish other than Holy Name.

REV. JACKSON JOINS UNDOCUMENTED FAMILIES

Rev. Jesse Jackson joined undocumented families at Lincoln United Methodist Church Sunday afternoon. He said Easter is a time for society to embrace immigrants and their families, especially those facing deportation.

REV. KYLES RETURNS TO PULPIT AFTER TRANSPLANT

"This is the best day forward. I couldn't have set this timing up any better than if I did it myself," he said.

A West Side pastor returned to the pulpit on Sunday morning just seven weeks after undergoing a double lung transplant.

Rev. Joseph Kyles was diagnosed with an irreversible lung disease back in 2002 and was only expected to live five years.

Kyles says his recovery is going great and hopes to be preaching at the Promise Church in Austin for many more years.
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