The new issue of "Vox Patrum" on plagues, ilnesses and death has been published


We invite to read the latest issue of "Vox Patrum" devoted to a very current topic - plagues, diseases and death. Due to the very important subject of the issue, it is already available in the Open Access formula. We wish you a pleasant reading!

New scoring of "Vox Patrum" on the list of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education


We are proud and happy to announce that "Vox Patrum" received 100 points on the list of the scientific journals published by MNiE on February 9, 2021! We congratulate and thank all our authors, reviewers and friends. It is an encouragement and a commitment for us to continue working on the development of our journal. We invite you to cooperation.

Topics of upcoming issues of "Vox Patrum"


In order to facilitate the submission of materials for publication in "Vox Patrum", we would like to inform you about the planned topics of the next issues of the journal and about the date of submitting of materials for publication.

vol. 78 - June 2021 - Plague, illness and death in the early Church - accepting of the submissions closed
vol. 79 - September 2021 - Miscellanea. Festschrift in Honour of Mr Wojciech Stawiszyński - accepting of the submissions closed
vol. 80 - December 2021 - Patristic Mariology - submissions till September 15, 2021
vol. 81 - March 2022 - The Passions in the Platonic Tradition, Patristics and Late Antiquity - submissions till December 15, 2021
vol. 82 - June 2022 - Widows: their role and tasks in the early Church - submissions till February 15, 2022
vol. 83 - September 2022 - Miscellanea - submissions till May 15, 2022
vol. 84 - December 2022 - Theoretical and practical aspect of cardinal virtues in Byzantine culture - submissions till August 31, 2022

Vox Patrum in AtlaSerials PLUS® (Atlas PLUS®)!


We are pleased to announce that "Vox Patrum" has become a part of Atlas PLUS - the international full-text database of publications in the field of religion and theology. AtlaSerials PLUS (Atlas PLUS) includes more than 540 full-text journals in many diverse areas of religion and theology, with full-text content in more than 20 languages from more than 35 different countries. Soon "Vox Patrum" will join them in full!

Another peak month!


In July, we recorded, another month in a row, a record number of visits to our website and downloads of the articles in pdf. This time it's over 42,000 entries and nearly 12,000 downloads! We are glad that our journal is becoming more and more visible in internet and is used to get to know the Fathers of the Church and in scientific work. Congratulations to the authors!

"Vox Patrum" indexed by EBSCO!


We are proud to announce that our journal has been accepted for indexing by another database. This time it is a well-known EBSCO database. Soon our publications will be available to a wider audience of scientists and readers around the world.

"Vox Patrum" included into institutional Repository of KUL


We are pleased to announce that the gradual implementation of "Vox Patrum" to the institutional Repository of the Catholic University of Lublin (entry here) has begun. It will increase our visibility in various types of citation databases and search engines (as Google, Google Scholar etc.). We invite you to visit the KUL Repository!

Digitalization of "Vox Patrum"


We are pleased to announce that very soon, thanks to the MNiSW program "Support for scientific journals", all the previous issues of "Vox Patrum" will be available in our archive. You are very welcome to visit our archive and our website.

"Vox Patrum" indexed by Index religiosus


It is a great honour to announce that our journal has been included in the BREPOLiS "Index religiosus" database and soon you will be able to find and quote us also through them. All volumes archived and made available in the archive will be indexed. More information about the database can be found HERE

Archival issues still to buy!


We kindly inform that there is still possibility to purchase the archival issues of "Vox Patrum". We have in stock volumes: 19; 34-35; 36-37; 38-39; 40-41; 50-51; 52/2; 53-54; 56; 57; 60; 62; 63; 64; 65; 67; 68; 69; 70; 71. If you are interested in buying any of them please be in contact with KUL Editorial House via email:

"Vox Patrum" scoring update on the Ministry of Science and Higher Education list of the journals!


We are very pleased to announce that on the updated list of journals by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education "Vox Patrum" obtained 40 points! Thank you for your support and all the help!

Anti-plagiarism system in "Vox Patrum"


Starting from issue 72, the iThenticate professional anti-plagiarism system is used in the editorial process of "Vox Patrum" to prevent any scientific dishonesty in the form of plagiarism, self-plagiarism, etc. Each article, after submission for publication, is scanned by the system to detect potential violations of the copyrights. For reassurance, we would like to inform you that the first scans of submited articles indicate the highest scientific honesty of our authors! Thank you and congratulations!

"Vox Patrum" on the list of scientific journals published by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education!


We are pleased to announce that "Vox Patrum" was included with 20 points in the list of scientific journals published on July 31, 2019 by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Thank you all for your support, and above all for publishing and reviewing our articles. On the part of the Editorial Board, we assure you of further work for the development and improvement of "Vox Patrum", but we are also asking for cooperation.

The next issue of "Vox Patrum"


The new issue of "Vox Patrum" has been published! All the articles can be found in CURRENT tab! According to the policy of the journal, full open access to the articles will be possible after a grace period. We invite you to submit articles for the next volumes of "Vox Patrum"! We would like to thank every author and reviewer for their work! And we wish Rev. Prof. Antoni Swoboda to whom this volume is dedicated: PLURIMOS ANNOS!

News and changes!


Very soon just on July 15 next volume of "Vox Patrum" will be released. This time - as it was announced - it will be offered as Festschrift to Rev. Prof. Antoni Swoboda. The ceremonial handing over of the volume will take place during the Polish patrologists' meeting at Wigry in September this year. The prepared volume contains many changes and novelties that, we hope, will be helpful and will be welcomed with a friendly acceptance. However, this is not the end of the changes regarding "Vox Patrum"! The most serious and the most demanding challenges are waiting for us in 2020, when, according to the journal's development program, we will move to the quarterly system of publishing "Vox Patrum". Therefore, we encourage all to submit their texts for publication next year. Quarterly publishing will involve reducing the volume of individual issue to around 10 articles.

"Vox Patrum" received funding from the program "Activity of Popularizing Science"


We are happy to announce that "Vox Patrum" is one of the beneficiaries of the program of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education under the name "Activity of Popularizing Science" Co-financing includes the internationalization of the corps of reviewers and making the content of "Vox Patrum" available to a wide range of foreign readers by translating published articles into English. Thank you all for your support and we warmly congratulate our authors!

"Vox Patrum" in the program "Support for scientific journals".


We are proud to announce that "Vox Patrum", having received high marks from reviewers, has been qualified for the program of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education "Support for scientific journals". Co-financing will mainly cover internationalization of the journal and preparation for application to prestigious reference databases. We thank all our readers, authors, reviewers and editors for their efforts and concern for Vox!

Volume 72 (2019) - Africa Proconsularis & Miscelanea


We invite all interested scientists to submit articles to the next volume of our journal (72) which will include materials from the meeting of the Patristic Section in Kalisz devoted to Christianity in Africa Proconsularis (articles can also be sent by non-speakers) and other texts on the Christian antiquity (including scientific reviews , translations, etc.). Deadline for sending articles: by the end of April 2019.

Volume 71 (2019) - Festschrift in honour of Rev. Prof. Antoni Swoboda


The next volume (71) of our journal will be dedicated to Rev. Prof. Antoni Swoboda. We encourage all the authors to submit their papers. All the topics (of course about early Christianity) are wormly welcome! Deadline for submiting the papers is the end of January 2019.