People take part in the Way of the Cross procession to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul II, in Warsaw April 2 2010.
In what has already turned into a national "tradition", thousands of people throughout Poland honored former Pope John Paul II in commemoration ceremonies on Good Friday.
Along with the Good Friday festivities, such as the "Way of the Cross" procession in Warsaw, candlelit commemorations took place from Wadowice, John Paul´s birthplace, to Krakow, where he once served as Archbishop.
During a speech, current office-bearer Stanislaw Dziwisz stressed the emotional symbolism of the coinciding of John Paul´s death and the re-enactments of Christ´s resurrection. With his commitments during WWII and against the Communist regime, his dedication for a smooth transition and his overall dialogue with society, John Paul II became the moral leader of Poland.
Read more at Krakow Post