Jimmy Akin answers a caller who asks why Catholics call priests "father" when the Bible says not to.
Jimmy Akin was born in Texas and grew up nominally Protestant. At age 20 he experienced a profound conversion to Christ. Planning on becoming a Protestant pastor or seminary professor, Jimmy started an intensive study of the Bible, but the more he immersed himself in Scripture, the more he found...
Journeys Home Journeys Home contains the conversion stories of numerous men and women who, as a result of their surrender to Jesus Christ, heard a call to follow Him more completely. They all discovered Jesus Christ in some branch of Protestantism, yet in each case, their desire to follow Christ faithfully, and to remain faithful to the truth He taught and the Church He established through His apostles, led them to consider the claims of the Catholic Church.
"We run no risk of deceiving ourselves in considering a Superior Intelligence the author of all things, in referring to it those splendors of the heavens which aroused our thoughts; and finally we are ready to understand and accept the traditional formula: God, Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth."
~ Herve Faye, inventor; chair of astronomy at the Ecole Polytechnique; Academy of Sciences member