The American cardinal's visit was at the request of Una Voce Scotland, an organisation dedicated to the heritage of the Latin rite

Cardinal Raymond Burke offered a Pontifical High Mass in Glasgow on Saturday at the invitation of Una Voce Scotland, a traditionalist religious organisation.

The service, at parish church Immaculate Heart of Mary, Balornock, attracted a large crowd of worshippers.

The occasion was also filmed and can be viewed on YouTube.

The Una Voce Federation aims to foster the cultural heritage of the Latin rite.

Two weeks earlier, Cardinal Burke declared Pope Benedict’s work on restoring the liturgy was “his most splendid contribution”.

“There is no question in my mind that the most splendid contribution of the pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI was in the area of restoring the correct order and beauty to the Sacred Liturgy,” Cardinal Burke told The Wanderer on August 21.

The Mass was held the day before Scottish bishops consecrated their country to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.