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Old Feb 11, '12, 10:53 am
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Default Use of the term "Father" for our priests?

My protestant friends say the practice of the Catholic Church of calling our priests "Father" goes against the Bible since Jesus says in the bible that we should call no man "Father" because we only have one Father.

How do I respond to this?
Old Feb 15, '12, 7:17 am
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Default Re: Use of the term "Father" for our priests

The following links should assist you in better understanding the biblical basis of calling priests "Father". If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.
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