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Meeting Pope ‘was great,’ says Leonardo DiCaprio

Los Angeles: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio says he had a “great” meeting with Pope. The 41-year-old “Revenant” actor had a private meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday with an intention to discuss the subject of protecting the environment and climate change, reported E! online.

“It was great,” DiCaprio said at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

During the 15-minute meeting, the actor presented the pontiff with a check from his environmental philanthropy foundation for the Pope to use for charity works, and gifted him with a book containing works by the painter Hieronymus Bosch.