Skip to comments.At least 800 Ethiopians killed after defending ‘Ark of the Covenant’
Posted on 02/21/2021 11:27:07 PM PST by Libloather
At least 800 people were reportedly killed in Ethiopia as worshippers and soldiers risked their lives to protect what Christians there say is the sacred Ark of the Covenant from local militia.
Ethiopian Christians claim the Ark - the wooden chest built to hold the Ten Commandments of Moses - is being kept safe in a chapel in the holy northern city of Axum in the Tigray region.
The battle between Ethiopian soldiers and rebel fighters happened in the fall, The Sunday Times reported, but it is only being reported now.
“When people heard the shooting they ran to the church to give support to the priests and others who were there protecting the ark,” Getu Mak, a local university lecturer, told The Times.
“Certainly some of them were killed for doing that.”
Little was known about the deadly siege since Tigray is cut off from the world and journalists had been blocked from entering the region.
A deacon residing in Axum told the Associated Press he helped count the bodies, gathered victims’ identification cards and assisted with burials in mass graves.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
Another link -
Here's to the militia opening it up!
I’ve seen these people on TV shows.
It is a very interesting story - it seems like these Christians just want to be left alone.
Too bad the Ark (if it really is there) doesn’t have God in it anymore to protect them from the killers. (”Rebels” seems like too nice of a term - rebelling against what? Some folks that just want to be left alone?)
bump for later
I cannot say if this is really it or not (I’m highly doubtful)
But in light of the signs of the times, I thought this might be of interest to the list - so, FWIW
Is the old blind priest guarding the Ark still around?
Sample quote from (wikipedia article):
On 15 December (EEPA) or 17–20 December (Jan Nyssen), 750 people hiding in the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion (Maryam Ts'iyon Church) in Aksum were taken out and shot dead in the square in front of the church.Previous FR post from a month ago:
It isn’t there, it wasn’t there, it was never there.
Based upon what?
Any other sources, or do we only have the NY Post’s account?
Please see post 10 this thread. More info.
Heck, see post #2.
How do you KNOW that??? 800 people just were KILLED because of it.....although I will say there is more to this story.
“Is the old blind priest guarding the Ark still around?”
The Arc, apparently, zapps the literal fife from the priest that is currently guarding the Arc.
The lose their eyesight and die of old age rather quickly...
C’mon man, everybody knows its buried on Oak Island!
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