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Call No Man Father?
Are you wondering why we call our priest Father?
 
Are you concerned that our tradition might contradict Matthew 23:9 (Call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven)?
 
Catholic Answers has a well-written explanation of spiritual fatherhood and how we follow Biblical tradition by calling the leader of our spiritual household our father.
 
Follow this link to read their article: Call No Man Father.