a man in relation to his natural child or children.
The early comics, and this movie, are loaded with family drama - missing fathers, vulnerable fathers , fathers-gone-bad.
(often as a title or form of address) a priest.
pray for me, Father
early Christian theologians (in particular of the first five centuries) whose writings are regarded as especially authoritative.
If each tradition derives from the Fathers of the Church , then the churches of East and West have the task of discovering the compatibility of their doctrines.