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In Photos: The Way of the Cross 2011

By Chuck Sudo in News on Apr 23, 2011 3:00PM

We touched on the subject of crucifixion reenactments yesterday. Here's a shot of the man who portrayed Jesus during Pilsen's annual Via Crucis yesterday. Ken Ilio, who regularly contributes to the Chicagoist Photos Flickr pool, has set up a stunning set of shots from yesterday's processional, from the Last Supper all the way to the erection of the cross at Harrison Park at 18th and Damen. Ilio noted that organizers took the Way of Sorrows and made it into a relevant criticism of the nation's failed immigration policy, an important issue among Pilsen's largely Mexican community.