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Doomsday? End of the world? Well, that was embarrassing, admits Harold Camping

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Humiliated by his many false forecasts of impending doom, 90-year-old Harold Camping of the Family Radio network says that he’s trying to figure out why May 21st’s Judgment Day was a bust and how the universe failed to collapse on Oct. 21. “We are […]

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October 21 comes and goes, world doesn’t end, Harold Camping not issuing any statements

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Once again, the world failed to end, despite a high-profile prediction from a radio preacher in California. “You may recall that Harold Camping, the self-proclaimed Doomsday prophet who misfired back on May 21 with his ‘guaranteed’ Second Coming of Christ […]

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With doomsday deadline looming, Harold Camping’s faithful ponder doubts

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With October 21’s end-of-the-world deadline only hours away, the faithful followers of radio preacher Harold Camping are looking for answers. Camping owns Family Radio, a chain of Christian stations. But this time, the airwaves are filled with Christian music. Nobody’s making statements to […]

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The world will end October 21, says Harold Camping … but no billboards this time

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This time the end of the world will be real, says 90-year-old California radio mogul Harold Camping — October 21, so be ready. But he doesn’t sound quite so confident this time. He suffered a stroke shortly after his most […]

Commentary: Harold and me

By DICK STAUB c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) California radio evangelist Harold Camping’s false prophecies about the Rapture and the end of the world, first in 1994 and now again in May 2011, are a bit of deja vu. […]

Commentary: The (real) coming Judgment Day

By TOM EHRICH c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) If you are reading this, then you apparently didn’t qualify for the Rapture on May 21. Or Judgment Day predictors need better math. Either way, last Saturday belonged to God, not […]

Evangelist says Rapture date was off by five months

By ADELLE M. BANKS c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) Radio evangelist Harold Camping, who predicted the Rapture would occur on May 21, now says his calculations were off by five months. The 89-year-old president of the Family Radio network […]

It’s The End of The World as They Know It, and Atheists Feel Fine

By YONAT SHIMRON c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) Harold Camping’s campaign to warn Christians that the rapture is coming on Saturday (May 21) may have won him a band of followers, especially among those who have reportedly quit jobs […]

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