ETHIOPIA: For Saints Only

The Bible's sacred Ark of the Covenant, say Ethiopians, was abstracted by the Queen of Sheba's son from King Solomon and is to be found today at Aksum, containing the tablets on which are inscribed the Ten Commandments. Last week correspondents removed their shoes and were led by High Priest Ghebezbe Tacle into Italy's captured Cathedral of Aksum.

Peering intently into a small chamber indicated by their reverent guide, the correspondents agreed that none of them could see the Ark of the Covenant.

"Only a saintly man can see it," explained the...

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