She was awarded the annual Washington Women in Journalism Award for Outstanding Journalism in the Periodic Press from CQ Roll Call for writing about religious persecution in the spring of 2016, among other honors.
She is a contributor to Crux and Angelus (the newsmagazine of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles) and columnist for Our Sunday Visitor’s Newsweekly and has been published by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and First Things, among others.
She is co-author with Austen Ivereigh of the book How to Defend the Faith without Raising Your Voice.
Lopez speaks frequently on faith and public life, including on college campuses, as well as radio and television, including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and EWTN.
A product of New York City Catholic education, she is a member of the Archdiocese of New York’s Pro-Life Commission.
At the opening Mass of the Year of Faith in Rome in October 2012, Pope Benedict XVI presented her with a message to women throughout the world.