Sunday, June 29, is the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul (Liturgical Year A, Cycle II). At 6 p.m. on Saturday, at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls in Rome, Pope Benedict XVI will solemnly open the year of St. Paul, marking two millennia since his birth. At 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, he will give the pallium to metropolitan archbishops at St. Peter’s. The pallium is a wool liturgical garment.
The Vatican has granted a plenary indulgence during the Pauline Year for those who fulfill the requirements of confession, Communion and prayers for the Holy Father’s intentions “in total detachment from sin,” and also:
1. Make a pilgrimage to St. Paul Outside the Walls in Rome and pray for the Holy Father’s intentions at the altar of confession, invoking the Blessed Mother and St. Paul.
2. The Catholic faithful in any local church can obtain the indulgence by participating with devotion in a liturgy or other public event dedicated to St. Paul — in any sacred place on the opening and closing days of the jubilee year, and on other days in places designated by the local bishop. The sick must intend to as soon as they’re able.
There is an official website in Italian here dedicated to the Pauline Year. The Missionary Society of St. Paul has this website for the Pauline year. There is a video about the life of St. Paul and the basilica dedicated to him here. Evan shares a comprehensive list of links for the Pauline year here.