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

  • Should be no different than calling the Pope, Pope. – Double AA Oct 27 '13 at 16:38
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    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: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/32110 – msh210 Nov 6 '13 at 4:02
  • Christianity perceives baptism as spiritual rebirth, and Christian priests are usually the ones baptizing and preaching (just as parents giving birth to children, and then teaching or educating them). – Lucian Sep 9 '19 at 7:44

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