Chris Pratt is on the defensive after Ellen Page recently struck the actor for a visit to a church she claimed was "incorrigible anti-LGBTQ."
Pratt, 39, hit Page's Page claims Monday on Instagram and wrote, "Recently, I suggested I belong to a church that hates" a certain group of people "and is" incorrigible anti-LGBTQ ". Nothing could be further from the truth, I'm going to a church that will open the door for absolutely everyone. "
The actor" Lego Movie 2: The Second Part "further stated that members of his church would follow his divorce from him Anna Faris last year.
CHRIS PRATT COMPOSED BY ELLEN PAGE TO VISIT 'INFAMOUSLY ANTI-LGBTQ' CHURCH
But that has locations in New York City and Los Angeles, reported Variety said Pratt was also a participant in the Hillsong Church.
"Despite what the Bible says about divorce, my church fellowship was there for me every step of the way, without judgment graziö me to accompany me on my walk, "said Pratt. They have helped me enormously to offer love and support. This is what I have done on countless occasions for others, regardless of sexual orientation, race or gender.
The star Jurassic World: Falling Kingdom also noted that "faith" is "to Him important," that no church determines me or my life, and I am not a spokesman for any church or group of people. "
" My values determine who I am, "he continued," we need less hatred in this world, not more. I am a man who believes that everyone has the right to love, whom he wants to free from the judgment of his fellow man. "
Pratt ended his Instagram post by communicating his beliefs navigating him in life. [19659003Jesussaid"Igiveyouanewcommandloveoneanother"hewrote"ThisiswhatguidesmeinmylifeHeisaGodofloveacceptanceandforgiveness"Hatehasnoplaceinmineorinthisworld"
Page's review came after Pratt appeared last Thursday in" The Late Show with Stephen Colbert "and talked about religious behavior and the conclusion of a 21-day fast inspired by the biblical prophet Daniel
"Oh K. Um, but his church is blatantly anti lgbtq, so maybe that's addressing it?" Page tweeted along with an article from the Hollywood Reporter about Pratt's interview.
On Saturday, Page – who appeared gay during a speech in Las Vegas at a 2014 conference The Human Rights Campaign – redoubled her comment against Pratt, saying the actor should "try and listen" to the LGBTQ community.
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"If you are a famous actor and belong to an organization that owns a hate certain group of people, do not be surprised if someone just wonders why he is not addressed, "tweeted the 31-year-old actress on Saturday. "Being anti-LGBTQ is wrong, there are not two sides. The damage is serious. Point. Send love to everyone.
She said in another tweet, "If lgbtq + people express their pain, their trauma, their experiences … maybe just try and listen? Open your heart, stop being defensive and have compassion. It is a beautiful and life-changing feeling, empathy. A lot of love for everyone.
Pastor Chad Veach previously told the New York Times that he modeled the Zoe Church after Hillsong, which is popular with celebrities, including Justin Bieber.
The senior pastor Brian Houston of Hillsong had already in the year In 2015, the statement alleged that the church "does not endorse a homosexual lifestyle."
"We do not affirm a gay lifestyle and therefore we knowingly do not have active gay people in leadership positions, either paid or unpaid," he said on the Church's website "I realize that this statement is a nuisance to people on both sides of the discussion alone, indicating the complexity of the issue for churches around the world."
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He said he loved and accepted "people on a personal level."
"Everyone is welcome in the Hillsong Church except known R's Avenge, disturbers or enemies, "he said. Homosexuals are welcomed into the church, but they can not exercise leadership.
Katherine Lam of Fox News contributed to this report.