Leonardo DiCaprio describes his private meeting with the Pope as "great"

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Feb,02 2016 14:16 50 IST

Los Angeles: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio says he had a "great" meeting with Pope.

leonardo Dicaprio. AP

leonardo Dicaprio. AP

The 41-year-old The 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.

PTI

Published Date: Feb 02, 2016 14:16 PM | Updated Date: Feb 02, 2016 14:16 PM