Irish Singer Sinéad O’Connor Converts To Islam MashaAllah


Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor has renounced Catholicism and announced she has converted to Islam. The 51-year-old also revealed in a Twitter post that her new name is ‘Shuhada’, which means ‘martyr’ in Arabic. MASH’ALLAH

O’Connor said that her decision was “the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian’s journey” and uploaded a video of herself reciting the Azaan.

“This is to announce that I am proud to have become a Muslim,” she wrote.

“This is the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian’s journey. All scripture study leads to Islam. Which makes all other scriptures redundant.

“I will be given (another) new name. It will be Shuhada’.”

On October 24, the singer posted an image of her self in a green hijab, captioned, “Happy”.
In 2017, still named O’Connor, the mother of four was hospitalized after posting videos to social media in which she said she felt isolated and suicidal. She had a history of mental health issues. O’Connor was ordained as a priest in 1999 by a Catholic group not connected to the Roman Catholic Church, of which she has been a vocal critic. She stole the spotlight when in 1992 when she ripped up a picture of Pope John Paul II during an appearance on a US television show.

“Thank you so much to all my Muslim brothers and sisters who have been so kind as to welcome me to Ummah today on this page,” she wrote following the initial messages. ”You can’t begin to imagine how much your tenderness means to me.”

“People who suffer from mental illness are the most vulnerable people on Earth,” O’Connor said. “You’ve got to take care of us. We’re not like everybody.”
We fellow Muslim’s welcome you aboard!