The Catechism of the Catholic Church states: “Since the first century the Church has affirmed the moral evil of every procured abortion. This teaching has not changed and remains unchangeable. Direct abortion, that is to say, abortion willed either as an end or a means, is gravely contrary to the moral law” (No. 2271).
In response to those who say this teaching has changed or is of recent origin, here are the facts: (Click here to read the fact sheet)
(Hat Tip to American Papist)