By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Archdiocese of Chicago is lifting COVID-19 restrictions, including capacity limits, in accordance with the state’s Restore Illinois Phase 5.

According to a release from the Archdiocese, capacity limits will no longer be in place for masses, liturgies, sacramental celebrations, parish and school events and office activities.

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Physical distancing is also not required for vaccinated people but is recommended for unvaccinated people when possible.

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Masks are not required for vaccinated people, except priests or deacons celebrating infant baptism. Masks are also recommended for unvaccinated people while inside and in crowded areas.

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Other changes include lifting requirements for registration and resuming communion, singing and oral responses, however, communion from the cup is still suspended.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff