World Faith Leaders' Appeal in advance of COP26 Joint appeal in advance of COP26 which was signed by representatives of the world’s faith communities, including Archbishop Justin, at an event in the Vatican at the start of October 2021. It was handed to Alok Sharma MP, the incoming President of COP26, by Pope Francis. You can read it here. Please pray during these crucial weeks prior to COP26 for action. 'We have inherited a garden: we must not leave a desert to our children.'