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Term: Babalorisha

Priest initiated in the Santería/Ifá religion. It means “Father Possessing Orisha.” In the Santería religion, this title is given to a priest who has initiated others into the religion. Their initiates usually call them “Padrino” (godfather), denoting the influence Catholicism had on the development of the religion. Also called Babalosha.
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