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Apocalypse update: Camping says rapture really did start on Saturday

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Things got a little uncomfortable for a minute there when Harold Camping and Family Radio's much-hyped apocalypse never came on their set date of May 21, 2011, i.e. last Saturday. So uncomfortable, in fact, that Camping holed up at home for a few days, refusing to make any statements on the matter.

Camping is bouncing back with a vengeance though, and just gave a ninety-minute talk explaining that the rapture really did come on Saturday. It was just subtle, okay?! Plus, there's a new, fiery judgment day looming next fall, so mark your calendars and get cracking on your respective bucket lists:

"On May 21, this last weekend, this is where the spiritual aspect of it really comes through. God again brought judgment on the world. We didn’t see any difference but God brought Judgment Day to bear upon the whole world. The whole world is under Judgment Day and it will continue right up until Oct. 21, 2011 and by that time the whole world will be destroyed," declared Camping.

Pretty fast thinking, considering he expected to be in heaven by now.