Alleged genuine “Ark of the Covenant” to be moved to new location in Ethiopia

There has also been a long-running claim from the Orthodox Christians of Ethiopia that they have had the Ark for centuries…

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Editor’s note: The reference in the Book of Revelation to the Ark being seen in the Heavenly Temple refers to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who is the living Ark of the Covenant, courtesy of her divine son, Jesus Christ.

(Revelation 11:19)  And the temple of God was opened in heaven: and the ark of his testament was seen in his temple. And there were lightnings and voices and an earthquake and great hail.

‘Ark of the Covenant’ about to be unveiled?

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Ethiopian patriarch supposedly tells pope he will show artifact to world … but doesn’t really mean it!

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The patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia says he will announce to the world Friday the unveiling of the Ark of the Covenant, perhaps the world’s most prized archaeological and spiritual artifact, which he says has been hidden away in a church in his country for millennia, according to the Italian news agency Adnkronos.

Abuna Pauolos, in Italy for a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI this week, told the news agency, “Soon the world will be able to admire the Ark of the Covenant described in the Bible as the container of the tablets of the law that God delivered to Moses and the center of searches and studies for centuries.”

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More about the Ark of the Covenant from the Catholic Encyclopedia