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Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam, changes her name to Shuhada Davitt

"This is the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian's journey"

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Shuhada Davitt, formerly known as Sinead O’Connor
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    In March, Sinead O’Connor changed her name to Magda Davitt, a name she adopted for herself to be “free of parental curses.” Now, after announcing that she’d converted to Islam, she’ll be going by a new name: Shuhada Davitt. Her display name on Twitter has changed to reflect the name change.

    “This is to announce that I am proud to have become a Muslim,” she wrote on October 19th. “This is the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian’s journey. All scripture study leads to Islam.”

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    Her subsequent posts have found her singing the Islamic call to prayer, the Adhan, and sharing that her best friend gifted her with her first hijab.

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    Davitt shared a new song, “Milestones”, in August, when she also announced she was working on a new album, No Mud No Lotus, due for release in 2019.

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