14 Jun '11, 3am

US radio host Harold Camping, who predicted the Rapture would take place last month, has suffered a stroke

US radio host Harold Camping, who predicted the Rapture would take place last month, has suffered a stroke

89-year-old Harold Camping, who predicted that the Rapture would take place in late May, was hospitalised after suffering a stroke. -- PHOTO: AP LOS ANGELES - EVANGELICAL broadcaster Harold Camping, who rallied thousands of followers with a prophecy that the world would end last month, has been hospitalised after suffering a stroke, a spokesman said on Monday. Mr Camping, 89, fell ill after a broadcast of his daily Open Forum radio show last Thursday in Oakland, California, and was admitted to a hospital in the San Francisco Bay area, said Tom Evans, a spokesman for his Family Radio network. 'He's doing well and that's all we want to say right now,' Mr Evans told Reuters by telephone. Mr Evans said the Family Network of 66 US stations that carry Mr Camping's show was airing a periodic announcement about his stroke for listeners and would play archived broadcasts of his sho...

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