Between his voice acting in last month’s blockbuster The Super Mario Bros. Movie and his starring role in this weekend’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.
3 and the upcoming second season of The Terminal List, Chris Pratt is still very much in the spotlight. And that means movie and TV fans are still wrestling with his religious views—or what we know about his religious views, anyway.For years, Pratt was linked to the controversial Hillsong Church, which has openly stated that it “do[es] not affirm a gay lifestyle” and “do[es] not knowingly have actively gay people in positions of leadership, either paid or unpaid.” The Daily Beast reports Hillsong also has a history of gay conversion therapy.Elliot Page called out Pratt’s religious practices in 2019, tweeting that the actor goes to a church that’s “infamously anti-LGBTQ.” Pratt responded on Instagram, saying “nothing could be further from the truth.”Related: Chris Pratt seemingly taunts “woke” critics of his crappy TV show and the responses are brutalThen, in a Men’s Health profile last year, Pratt denied attending the church. “I never went to Hillsong,” he said. “I’ve never actually been to Hillsong.
I don’t know anyone from that church.”Despite those denials, Pratt visited Hillsong in 2017, as multiple media outlets reported at the time.In that same Men’s Health profile, Pratt insisted that he’s not actually religious.“Religion has been oppressive as f*ck for a long time,” he said. “I didn’t know that I would kind of become the face of religion when really I’m not a religious person.