EWTN Catholic Q&A
ST jOSEPH
Question from mary downing on 01-28-2008:

WHY DID THE blessed mother refer to joseph asJESUS FATHER SINCE HE WAS ONLY JESUS FOSTER FATHER LUKE2 .48

Answer by Fr. Robert J. Levis on 01-29-2008:

Mary, Natural enough. Doesn't an adopted child call his adoptive mother "Mother" which she isn't. Fr. Bob Levis

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