A child is baptized at a Catholic church in Havana on March 18, 2012. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Stringer
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Alex Salinas was born a woman but has since undergone hormone therapy and has a male ID in Spain. His local bishop and the Vatican rejected the family’s request to have Salinas as a godfather.