Did Darwin recant?
There's a popular story that Darwin renounced his theory of evolution just before he died. Darwin died in April of 1882 and as early as the following month this story began to be included in some sermons.
In the mid 1990's some CMI staff members investigated these claims and found that it is very likely not true.
There's a section on our website at Creation.com called 'Arguments Creationists Shouldn't Use'. Popular stories and some of the favourite arguments for creation in the past have been made invalid as science learns new things about the world around us. Check it out.