Yes, she strictly opposed it. She makes a statement about it in Atlas Shrugged that most people miss. It is in the end when James Taggert is trying to kill Galt. After a while, he says, No. No. No., and then Galt says Yes. and Taggert goes insane. What Taggert realized was that he was a nihilist and worshipped death.
Since Rand based her philosophy on Aristotle (talk about contradiction), so she said a lot of very Catholic things.
By the way, what do you mean by "man"? The individual, or the race?