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Sinead O'Connor Renounces Catholicism, Converts To Islam A Year After Suicidal Breakdown

Oct. 25 2018, Updated 6:08 p.m. ET

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Sinead O'Connor has renounced Catholicism and converted to Islam a year after she was hospitalized for a mental breakdown, RadarOnline.com has learned.

In a YouTube video posted on October 19, 2018, the singer is seen chanting a Muslim prayer while wearing a head cover.

In what appears to be her new Twitter page, the troubled singer seemed to have changed her name to the Arabic name Shuhada' Davitt.

"This is to announce that I am proud to have become a Muslim," O'Conner admitted on Twitter. "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."

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According to the Irish Post, her legal name is now Magda Davitt.

In another Twitter post, the 51-year-old 'Nothing Compares 2 U' singer posted a selfie of herself wearing a hijab.

As Radar previously reported, O'Connor has had her share of problems.

In August, she posted a 12-minute suicidal video from a Travelodge motel in New Jersey.

"I'm fighting, fighting, fighting, fighting," she sobbed, "Like all the millions and millions that I know I'm one of — to stay alive every day," she said. "I want everyone to know what it's like, that's why I'm making this video. Mental illness, it's like drugs, it doesn't give a s**t who you are, and, equally, what's worse, it's the stigma. It doesn't give a s**t who you are."

According to the South Hackensack Police Department, cops were called to the motel after an anonymous individual saw the clip and became concerned about the singer's well-being.

O'Connor was not available for comment.

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