REVUE CÍRKEVNÍHO PRÁVA/CHURCH LAW REVIEW is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, which was founded in 1995. Since 1996 it had been published three times a year, since 2017 it has been published four times a year. It is dedicated to canon or ecclesiastical law of various churches and religious communities and state ecclesiastical 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.

Revue církevního práva/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 database of scientific journals ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences).

The journal is published by the Church Law Society in Prague, a member of the Council of Scientific Societies of the Czech Republic. Church Law Society is a collective member of the Czech Christian Academy.

The journal is a winner of the prestigious award of the Society of German, Czech, Slovak, and Austrian Lawyers “Karlsbader Juristentage” for the best scientific legal journal published in the Czech Republic in 2003. In 2014 awarded second place as the best legal journal published in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic.

It is published three times a year (in February, July, and October of each year).

Issued by:
The Church Law Society

Adress of editor's office:
Sudoměřská 25
130 00 Praha 3
Czech Republic


+420 222 220 203

P. Prof. JUDr. Jiří Rajmund Tretera OP

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

Executive Editor:
Adam Csukás

Senior Advisor:
Pavel Landa

Members of Editorial Board:

P. Prof. JUDr. Jiří Rajmund Tretera OP,
Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague

JUDr. Miloš Holub, Ph.D.,
Paneuropean University in Prague

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

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

R. D. Doc. ICDr. JUDr. Stanislav Přibyl, Ph.D.,
Faculty of Theology of University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Adam Csukás

Jana Nosková
Ing. Stanislav Hruška

Cover design:
† Ing. arch. Josef Hyzler


Tomáš Stavrovský

Antonín Krč

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)

Registration Number of Ministry of Culture E 7429