Thomas McKenna of Catholic Action for Faith and Family tells AFN excommunication is only a last resort. The first step, he says, is to sit down one-on-one what that person and start a dialogue.
“And that's really the point of this campaign," he explains, "that we've done with why we've sent a copy of Cardinal Burke's book, about denying communion, to every priest, bishop and deacon in our country.”
Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke famously denied communion to John Kerry in 2004, who was a presidential candidate at the time, and the issue has surfaced often because of the self-described Catholics who are also prominent Democrats.
According to Catholic Action, Burke’s book addresses the accusation of “weaponizing” the Eucharist and addresses canon law for dealing with dissenters of Catholic Church beliefs.
As far as starting a dialogue, McKenna says the current pro-abortion president, Joe Biden, should be pulled aside by a priest who is willing to explain the life issue and Catholic Church teachings.
“And that's what I don't see happening,” McKenna warns. “And I think that's what this campaign was trying to explain was you need to start the process somewhere.”