What If the World Really Ended on September 28?

If you're watching the news, you may be looking forward to a total lunar eclipse on Sunday evening, September 27. The first moon of Autumn is called a Harvest Moon--but this year, because the moon's orbit brings it closer to Earth than usual, it's called a "super moon." What that means--what I got to see, to my delight, at about 6:30 this morning!--is that it appears 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than normal.WXYZ-TV in Detroit gives this information about when to see the … [Read more...]

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WILL THE WORLD END ON SEPTEMBER 28? The Blood Moon, the Stock Market and the “Rapture”

"The sky is falling!" cried Henny Penny in Grimm's Fairy Tales after an acorn landed on his head.This week in Utah, some stores are having trouble keeping their shelves stocked with emergency supplies. That's because some conservatives have drunk the apocalyptic Kool-aid. They've listened to End-Times prophets who claim that the "Blood Moon"--the lunar eclipse--will mark the beginning of the end of life on our planet.Writing about it in the National Catholic Register, I explain what's be … [Read more...]

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Harold Camping Eats Humble Pie, Admits That God Is in Control

“We have learned the very painful lesson that all of creation is in God’s hands and he will end time in his time, not ours!” With that statement published this week on the website of California-based Family Radio, ministry president Harold Camping admitted that he was wrong, and that his prediction that the world would end last May 21—and his revised prediction, changing the date of Armageddon to October 21—were “incorrect and sinful.”The radio evangelist originally intended to mail his lett … [Read more...]

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