On August 30, 2019, Dr. Ramsay Dass, President of the American Middle East Christians Congress, presented the State of Michigan's House of Representative's Resolution to declare October 18 as American Middle East Christian Day in the State of Michigan. This is a yearly tradition. This was presented to His Holiness Mar Gewargis III, Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, and Bishop Mar Paulos Benjamin. We discussed the importance of such resolutions and recognitions to the American Middle East Christians in Michigan and the United States. Also, we discussed the merit of such resolutions.
On August 30, 2019, Dr. Ramsay Dass, President of the American Middle East Christians Congress, met with His Holiness Mar Gewargis III, Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East. There was a long discussion regarding the Middle East Christians in the Middle East and the Middle East Christians in the United States. There was a frank discussion regarding their presence in the Middle East, their heritage, aspirations, and survival. His Holiness was very frank and open regarding these topics. Dr. Dass presented His Holiness with the fifth edition of his book, The Untold Story. Bishop Mar Paulos Benjamin was also in attendance.
The untold story of those whose ancestors were the cradle of civilization, they built the pyramids, the hanging garden of Babylon, the Tower of Nimrod and the civilizing of rules and regulations by Nabght Nossr by the early astrology, math and science.