Archbishop Borders moved into hospice care

April 01, 2010

Archbishop William D. Borders has entered hospice care, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Baltimore said Wednesday. Borders, 96, spiritual leader of the archdiocese from 1974 to 1989, has been diagnosed with colon cancer. He moved recently from the Mercy Ridge retirement community in Lutherville to the Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien has asked area Catholics for prayers.

- Baltimore Sun staff

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