Church Law Society

Společnost pro církevní právoSocietas Iuris Canonici


The Church Law Review is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, which was founded in 1995. It is published four times a year. It is dedicated to canon or ecclesiastical law of various churches and religious communities and religion law. In addition to the fundamental articles dealing with current issues it brings original writings on legal history.
All articles are subject to double-blind peer-review. Reviewers are not employed at the same workplace as the author of the article and are not employees of the publisher.
The journal reviews and annotates Czech and foreign literature in these fields, too. It publishes papers of fundamental importance, provides information about new scientific conferences and literature in relevant fields.
The Church Law Review is listed in the List of Peer-Reviewed Non-Impacted Periodicals Published in the Czech Republic; the List is issued by the Research, Development and Innovation Council of the Government of the Czech Republic. It is included into citation index Web of Science (WOS), database of scientific journals ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences), CEEOL (Central and Eastern European Online Library) and Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals.

It was placed first in 2003, second in 2014 and third in 2017 in the Karlsbader Juristentage competition of the Society of German, Czech, Slovak and Austrian Lawyers for the best scientific legal journal published in the Czech Republic.

Church Law Society, Sudoměřská 25, 130 00 Prague 3
a collective member of the Czech Christian Academy (1995) and a member of the Council of Scientific Societies of the Czech Republic (2014).
Telephone: +420 222 220 203

P. Prof. JUDr. Jiří Rajmund Tretera OP

Deputy Editor-in-chief:
Assoc. Prof. ICLic. JUDr. Záboj Horák, Ph.D., LL.M.

Editorial board members:
P. Prof. JUDr. Jiří Rajmund Tretera OP,
Faculty of Law of the Charles University in Prague

JUDr. Miloš Holub, Ph.D.,
Pan-European University, Prague subsidiary

Assoc. Prof. ICLic. JUDr. Záboj Horák, Ph.D., LL.M.,
Faculty of Law of the Charles University in Prague

JUDr. Štěpán Hůlka, Ph.D., LL.M.,
Council of the European Union, Brussels

Prof. JUDr. Matúš Nemec, PhD.,
Faculty of Law of the Comenius University in Bratislava

R. D. Assoc. Prof. JUDr. Stanislav Přibyl, Ph.D., Th.D., IC.D.,
Faculty of Theology of the South Bohemian University in České Budějovice

Assoc. Prof. JUDr. Mgr. Vojtech Vladár, PhD.,
Faculty of Law of the Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Law of the Trnava University

Executive editor:

Mr. Jan Svatoš

Ms. Jana Nosková
Ing. Stanislav Hruška
Mr. Štěpán Korenec

Cover design:
† Ing. arch. Josef Hyzler

Mr. Antonín Krč

Mr. Jan Svatoš

Mr. Antonín Plicka

Tomos Praha, a.s., Ohradní 59, 140 21 Praha 4

Print run of 1,000 copies.

ISSN 1211-1635 (print)
ISSN 2336-5609 (online)