Muslim Converts

Hear the stories of former Muslims who have embraced Jesus Christ in the Catholic Church

“It was those silent witnesses… And then there was my wife, with whom I had one condition in our marriage, ‘Don’t talk to me about Jesus.’ And she did not. She lived him.”

– Daniel Ali, Convert from Islam


Hassan 15:33

“So I started reading, and I didn’t go too far from Matthew. The first place I reached said, ‘Come to me and give all your heavy load.’ Right there I just closed my book. I said, ‘I want this. There is no way I can go anywhere. This is the one.'”

Talat Storkirk 56:46

Born in pre-partition India, now Pakistan, although her family was Muslim, she was sent to a Catholic convent school where, through the witness of the sisters, she discovered Christianity. Her faith in Jesus Christ, the Son of God, came through reading the Gospels.

Anonymous 34:09

Listen as an articulate anonymous Muslim convert to the Catholic faith tells the fascinating story of his coming to know Christ and to know his Church.


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A Price to Pay: A Muslim Risks All to Follow Christ

by Joseph Fadelle

During his military service, Muhammad, a young Muslim Iraqi from a leading Shiite family, discovers to his dismay that his roommate is a Christian. Muhammad tries to convert his roommate, but he is the one who is converted.

My Journey into the Light of God’s Love: The Catholic faith through the eyes of a young Muslim

by Aghdas Maria

This is a true story, based on the life of a devout Iranian Muslim girl who had every ambition to do great things in the world. This beautiful journey has its beginning in Iran, at a time of revolutions and the fall of the monarchy, and ends up in the seemingly strange culture of the West, in London, England. This young woman, who was determined to keep the Islamic faith she had so devoutly practiced from her early years, fell in love, which changed everything. Resolute to convert her new love, in a search for truth and a deeper knowledge of God, she stumbled upon something beautiful – something she could not ignore.

From Fire, by Water: My Journey to the Catholic Faith

by Sohrab Ahmari

Sohrab Ahmari was a teenager living under the Iranian ayatollahs when he decided that there is no God. Nearly two decades later, he would be received into the Roman Catholic Church. In From Fire, by Water, he recounts this unlikely passage, from the strident Marxism and atheism to a moral and spiritual awakening prompted by the Mass. This book marks the debut of a compelling new Catholic voice.