The official Mormon Church publication, the Church news, ran an article June 20, 1998, reporting on Mormon Church President Gordon B. Hinckley's address to a group of Latter-day Saints in Paris. Here is a direct quote:

In bearing testimony of Jesus Christ, President Hinckley spoke of those outside the Church who say Latter-day Saints "...do not believe in the traditional Christ. No I don't. The traditional Christ of whom they speak is not the Christ of whom I speak."

You can read this quote within the context of my newsletter article. "What Is Wrong With the Mormon Church Anyway?"


We are not changing!
In the Saturday morning session of the Mormon Church's Fall Conference, 2001, President Gordon B. Hinckley addressed the question we hear so often these days: "Is the Mormon Church changing its doctrines? Is it becoming more mainline Christian?"
      President Hinckley said, "No!"
      "Those who observe us say that we are moving into the mainstream of religion. We are not changing. The world's perception of us is changing. We teach the same doctrine." (Ensign, November 2001, p.5)
  Church President Gordon B. Hinckley said that the [Mormon] faith is "unique" and followers should celebrate that.       "It is fundamentallyl different from every other body of religious doctrine of which I know," Hinckley said.       Mormon theology disavows the Christian tradition of the Trinity...
(Idaho Press Tribune Oct 8, 2007)