Rev. Takako Niwano, representing Rev. Kosho Niwano, president-designate of Rissho Kosei Kai, addresses the meeting, “Faith and Science: Towards COP26,” with Pope Francis and religious leaders in the Hall of Benedictions at the Vatican Oct. 4, 2021. The meeting was part of the run-up to the U.N. Climate Change Conference, called COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland, Oct. 31 to Nov. 12, 2021.