Desperately seeking Sinéad

I’ve been obsessed with Sinead O’Connor since she tore up the pope. I wrote about her memoir, Rememberings, and the recent documentary Nothing Compares for the Century.

She’s one of the most famous lapsed Catholics (another obsession of mine) but what intrigues me most is how many elements her life story shares with the hagiographies of some of my favorite catholic saints.

Read more here and here.

Sinead O'Connor singing into a mic on stage

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