Support for homosexuality is growing among U.S. Christians.

According to a Pew Research Center survey, a majority of Christians (54%) say that homosexuality should be accepted by society, a 10 percentage point increase since 2007.

Acceptance is highest among Roman Catholics, 70 percent of whom are supportive.

Least accepting are Jehovah's Witnesses (16%), Mormons (36%) and evangelical Protestants (36%).

“Members of several mainline churches – some of which have officially embraced same-sex marriage – have become even more accepting of homosexuality in recent years,” Pew editors wrote in announcing their findings. “For instance, 73% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America now say it should be accepted by society, up from 56% in 2007. Members of the United Methodist Church, the Episcopal Church, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the United Church of Christ also have become more accepting toward homosexuality.”