**UPDATE** There has been no followup news to this event and we had determined it is more than likely a hoax or a fraud. We will continue to update you as we find out more news on this topic.
The head of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia has stated that the Ark of the Covenant will be revealed to the public. Abuna Pauolos is in Vatican City this week, meeting with Pope Benedict XVI. It is from this holy city that Pauolos confirmed the Ark of the Covenant's presence in Ethiopia, and that he will be announcing its unveiling this Friday.