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Do Orthodox Christians have more freedom than Catholics to dissent from Church teachings on political and social issues?

How do you define freedom? And dissent? As I see it, the Catholic Church doesn't bind me, control me, forces me, into having certain political or social views. Even though I am not a lay person. My ...
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Why are Orthodox Christians expected to go to confession if they don't distinguish between mortal and venial sins and they don't believe in Purgatory?

I'm going to give a Protestant answer because, while incomplete, I think it is beneficial to addressing your questions, "why is confession necessary at all?" and "would Catholics still ...
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