Why Do Catholics Call Priests ‘Father’?
“Call no one on earth your father,” Jesus teaches. “You have but one father in heaven” (Mt 23:9). In the light of these words from the Gospel, many non-Catholic Christians object to Catholics calling priests “Father.” How do Catholics understand this passage?
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