"Hardly the pastime of a devout Catholic," the judge had noted.
The Vatican prelature known as Opus Dei is a deeply devout Catholic sect that has been the topic of recent controversy due to reports of brainwashing, coercion, and a dangerous practice known as "corporal mortification."
And I assume devout Christians send you hate mail on a daily basis?
They were devout Catholics, caring fathers to their children, and deeply dedicated members of the community.
My friends who are devout Christians definitely believe that Christ literally walked on water, literally turned water into wine, and was born of a literal virgin birth.
There are no more uses of "devout" in the book.
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How can they devoutly believe everything they hear in church and then say the things they do and listen to the things they hear without throwing up?
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
Yetta knew it wouldn’t be long before devout Jews—her father, Rahel’s husband—would begin the havdalah prayers, dividing the sacredness of the Sabbath from ordinary, everyday life.