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Is it permissible to either refer to or address a gentile priest as "Father XXXXXXXXX"?
What alternatives might there be?

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Should be no different than calling the Pope, Pope. – Double AA Oct 27 '13 at 16:38
Is there any reason you ask specifically about a gentile priest? Do you think the rule might be different for a Yisrael m'shumad priest? – msh210 Oct 27 '13 at 20:24
Very similar: – msh210 Nov 6 '13 at 4:02

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