He's fanatical about all of Quinn's equipment too.
Difficulty arose between the governor of Bahia and this fanatical missionary, with the result that Conselheiro was ordered to leave the settlement and take away his people.
On several occasions he defended the cause of moderation and justice against the fanatical crusaders, but he never had the energy to make it prevail.
It is the same spirit that makes people fanatical about a certain sports team, regardless of the players or the score.
He found an ignorant and corrupt society ruled by an immoral yet fanatical monarch.