Harold Camping apologizes for end-of-world predictions

Sign for prediction of the end of the world at 1228 Delaware Street between 12th and 13th Avenues in Denver. Harold Camping led predictions that the world would end on May 21, 2011.

This final note today, turns out the world's not going to end. Remember Harold Camping, the preacher who predicted the end of the world last year -- and a couple of times before that -- spending millions to get the word out?

Yeah, he was wrong. Camping said yesterday -- and this is a quote -- "we realize that many people are hoping they will know the date of Christ's return. We humbly acknowledge we were wrong about the timing."

And, Camping said, he's not interested in considering any future dates for the rapture.

So there you go.

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