Dr. Isaac Fānūs freely spoke his mind about the issues he found important. Dr. Fānūs was critical about ecclesiastical institutions and leadership, including those in his own Coptic Orthodox Church. In this interview religions are described as societal entities that humans have created and manipulated for their own interests. God, on the other hand, is characterized by love and compassion and stands apart from those institutions. Father Dr. John Watson and Dr. Amīn Makram ‘Ubayd wrote short introductions to this interview.