Tens Of Thousands Turn Out To View Body Of John Paul (washingtonpost.com)

washingtonpost.com - VATICAN CITY, April 4 -- Tens of thousands of mourners, some weeping, some praying, streamed through St. Peter's Basilica on Monday to view the body of Pope John Paul II, lying in state by the altar of the huge Renaissance house of worship. Out of sight, Roman Catholic leaders began meetings that will eventually lead to the selection of his successor.