Sinead O'Connor who once tore up a photo of the Pope is now a ... Muslim

Sinead O’Connor is now a Muslim.

The “Nothing Compares to You” singer announced her conversion on Twitter.

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

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NEWPORT, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 06: Sinead O'Connor performs on stage during Day 2 of Bestival 2013 at Robin Hill Country Park on September 6, 2013 in Newport, Isle of Wight. (Photo by C Brandon/Redferns via Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Irish singer Sinead O'Connor performs live during a concert at the Astra on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Jakubaszek/Redferns via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 13: Singer Sinead O'Connor attends the Giorgio Armani & The Cinema Society screening of 'Albert Nobbs' at the Museum of Modern Art on December 13, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Eshelman/FilmMagic)
LONDON - NOVEMBER 27: Sinead O'Connor performs during Mencap's Little Noise Sessions at St John-At-Hackney on November 27, 2011 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

In 1999, O’Connor became an ordained priest of the Catholic Latin Tridentine Church. That came seven years after she ripped up a photo of Pope John Paul II during a “Saturday Night Live” performance where she urged viewers to “Fight the real enemy.”

According to O’Connor, her conversion is part of a journey.

“This is the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian's journey,” she tweeted. “All scripture study leads to Islam. Which makes all other scriptures redundant. I will be given (another) new name. It will be Shuhada.'”

In addition to her quest for spiritual guidance, the 51-year-old singer has struggled with mental illness throughout her life. In August 2017, she posted video from a New Jersey motel where she said her psychiatrist is keeping her alive.

“I’m all by myself,” she said. “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.”

She soon after paid a visit to the “Dr. Phil” show where she confessed to having attempted suicide eight times.

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