Sinead O’Connor introduced final week that she has transformed to Islam as it’s “the pure conclusion of any clever theologian’s journey.”
The 51-year-old singer, who has modified her identify to Shuhada Davitt, made the revelation in a post to Twitter.
“That is to announce that I’m proud to have turn out to be a Muslim,” she tweeted, including that “all scripture examine results in Islam.”
This, she stated, “makes all different scriptures redundant.”
She has since up to date her Twitter profile pic to a meme of a Nike tick and the phrase “Put on a hijab. Simply Do It.”
In 1999, O’Connor was ordained by Bishop Michael Cox, the chief of the dissident Catholic Latin Tridentine Church in Lourdes, Eire, however later stepped again from her function, Billboard noted.
She has since criticized the Catholic church, citing youngster abuse as the explanation she was distancing herself from it.
“I am so bored by it that I do not become involved,” she instructed Billboard in 2014, including that she was now not fascinated with inflicting extra bother. “And neither am I fascinated with making a circus of the sacraments.”
Earlier this yr she introduced her plans to leave the Roman Catholic church and requested Pope Francis to excommunicate her.