Religion News Service
Adelle M. Banks
March 8, 2012
The group intended to mail it to listeners first, but immediately posted it "to avoid confusion" after it was leaked online.
Camping said people have continued to wish for another prediction, but he is now convinced that critics were correct about the biblical admonition that "of that day and hour knoweth no man."
The letter makes no reference to Camping's explanation last year that he had miscalculated by five months and the world would instead end on Oct. 21, 2011.
The dual predictions landed Camping in the No. 7 spot of the Religion Newswriters Association's list of the top 10 religion stories of 2011.