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Peter Skipetrov

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[[File:Petr skipetrov.jpg|right|thumb|New Hieromartyr Archpriest Peter Skipetrov.]]
New Hieromartyr Archpriest '''Peter Ivanovich Skipetrov''' ({{ru icon}}: Пётр Иванович Скипетров, July, 1863 - January 19, 1918) was the rector of the Church of Saints [[Boris and Gleb]], which was next to the famous chapel of the [[Theotokos]] "Joy of All Who Sorrow", in the Kalashnikov district of Petrograd.<ref group="note">In 1914 the name of the city was changed to Petrograd; in 1924 to Leningrad; and in 1991 back to Saint Petersburg.</ref> Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims flocked to the miracle-working [[icon]] of the [[Mother of God]], and Father Peter enjoyed great influence among the people and was a strong enemy of the communists, whose regime he boldly denounced in his [[Homily|sermons]]. He was martyred in 1918 at the time of the Russian Revolution by Bolshevik-affiliated soldiers. He is commemorated on [[February 1]].<ref>[ February 14 / February 1]. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A Parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).</ref><ref>Great [[Synaxarium|Synaxaristes]]: {{el icon}} ''[ Ὁ Ἅγιος Πέτρος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας].'' 1 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.</ref>

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